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The atrocities of Robert Mugabe are well-known and well-documented. From seizing property owned by white farmers to standing idly by as thousands of Zimbabweans die of Cholera, he has pillaged and murdered his way through Zimbabwe as the head of the Zanu-PF party of thugs. Today, however, one week after his real birthday, Mugabe chose to show a different side of himself at his official birthday celebration. Ah, who am I fooling?

For his 85th birthday extravaganza, he's thrown himself a party that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. The cake is reported to have weighed in at over 180 pounds. There is an estimated 90% unemployment rate. This is just after having begged for billions of dollars in emergency relief aid from other African nations. Zimbabwe is in a terrible predicament, but at least Mugabe can have himself a nice party...

This was originally going to be a longer diary about Mugabe, but I'm sure everyone here already knows most of the details. The man is a monster. And, to be perfectly honest, just looking at this picture made me too sick to write. My apologies if this doesn't quite qualify for a diary...

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Eat up, bastard. May you choke on it.

Originally posted to banjolele on Sat Feb 28, 2009 at 07:42 AM PST.

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