doctorow — 2013-08-04T21:17:26-04:00 — #1
jake0748 — 2013-08-04T23:22:30-04:00 — #2
Totally cool. The world needs more Stalin. There aren't enough evil murderous douche-bags in the world. Thanks Gori, Russia!
petzl — 2013-08-04T23:53:56-04:00 — #3
Welcome to the Past!
Enjoy your stay.
incarnedine_v — 2013-08-05T01:18:39-04:00 — #4
why would he possibly think Russains would like this?
He's the reason Russians hate Georgia to begin with.
niktemadur — 2013-08-05T03:24:44-04:00 — #5
Now maybe Braunau am Inn, Austria, will stop dragging its' ass and finally erect a statue of Hitler.
codinghorror — 2013-08-05T04:22:57-04:00 — #6
At first I was all like "haha this is totally ridiculous because Hitler is so much worse", then I realized
... no winners in that contest, "too close to call" means, yeah, that would be more than a little like somewhere in Germany erecting a statue of Hitler.
noahdjango — 2013-08-05T05:52:19-04:00 — #7
pfft, that's nothin'! they got a statue of Tupac in Stone Mountain, Georgia:
niktemadur — 2013-08-05T06:11:56-04:00 — #8
There's a bitter old Brooklyn joke about the Dodgers moving to Los Angeles at the end of the 1957 season.
Say you had Hitler, Stalin and Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley together in a room and you also had a gun with two bullets. Who would you shoot?
Dumb question, you shoot O'Malley twice, of course, once in the chest then in the head, just to make sure.
steve_nordquist — 2013-08-06T02:55:42-04:00 — #10
I think that was much more alienating than my suggestion it was going up...in the US House...until something got done. (Cutting the Curd seems to broadcast from Brooklyn. Pastoral, white-jumpsuited Brooklyn. Nyr?)
niktemadur — 2013-08-07T05:35:16-04:00 — #11
noahdjango — 2013-08-07T06:42:07-04:00 — #12
couldn't figure it out, either ¯\ (ツ) /¯
sadpear — 2013-08-07T10:34:12-04:00 — #13
I can sort of understand the pull of nostalgia for the old days. I think it's a bit crazy, but then I didn't grow up in the USSR and I don't live there now. It's surreal as hell and a bit scary. I'm just waiting for people to start getting erased from photos, like the old days.
doctorow — 2013-08-09T21:17:29-04:00 — #14
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