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Does mocking the world's effort to call attention to hundreds of girls taken away at gunpoint from their final exams and herded into a jungle make you feel all Foxy?

It certainly does George Will.

Obliviously pissed because Michelle Obama dared appear in an international effort to wake the world to a tragedy, George pulled down his pants and shat on the grass.


It's an exercise in self-esteem. I do not know how adults stand there, facing a camera and say, ‘Bring back our girls' Are these barbarians in the wilds of Nigeria supposed to check their Twitter accounts and say, 'Oh, Michelle Obama's very cross with us, we better change our behavior?'

Power is the ability to achieve intended effects. This is not intended to have any effect on the real world. It's a little bit like environmentalism has become. The incandescent light bulb becomes the enemy. Has no effect whatsoever on the planet, but it makes people feel better about themselves.

This noisome little arrogant man, who has been spoon fed events throughout his long life while sitting in the comfort of his chair, is going to lecture the world because they learned about these kidnappings through Twitter?

I'm in no mood to let that slide.

If I were to stand before this weasel tonight, I would suggest he shove his incandescent light bulbs where the sun don't shine.

That felt good.

Originally posted to Steven Payne on Sun May 11, 2014 at 08:09 PM PDT.

Also republished by Support the Dream Defenders and Support Michelle Obama.

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