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View Diary: Their Reality Has Lapped Our Satire (208 comments)

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  •  don't knock it if you haven't seen it (0+ / 0-)

    I happen to like it.  And it was built out of admiration, not insecurity.

    •  I've seen it too, last Saturday to be exact (0+ / 0-)

      and I know it was built for some World's Fair/Exposition in 1890 or so. Their chance to build something, and what do they do? Ape an ancient monument.


      I imagine some combination of cultural insecurity and Southern, small-town genteel elitism led to its construction -- 'why Belvideer! We'll build an exact copy of the ancient Parthenon to show our sophistication in knowing about the Greeks!'

      At least it isn't three times as big and have slot machines inside.

      Sponge Bob, Mandrake, Cartoons. That's how your hard-core islamahomocommienazis work.

      by Benito on Thu Jul 06, 2006 at 03:01:08 PM PDT

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      •  that's quite an imagination (0+ / 0-)

        you have there benito ... mussolini?

        Do you always find it so easy to be smug and hurtful?  Hard hearted, cynical and condescending?  Or did you have to work at it?

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