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Monday, June 20th, 2016
8:30p - Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: David Lloyd George
The right honorable and learned gentleman has twice crossed the floor of this House, each time leaving behind a trail of slime.
David Lloyd George, former British prime minister, (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)


current mood: amused

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11:34p - #8 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Jonathan Aitken

She probably thinks Sinai is the plural of sinus.

•••••••••••••••••••••Jonathan Aitken, British member of Parliament (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)



current mood: Laughed out loud

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11:35p - #7 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Nigel Farage

I don't want to be rude, but really, you have the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk.

•••••••••••••••••••••Nigel Farage, British politican, (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)

(Wonder if he has met Trump?  In the class-conscious British social milieu, that last is a far worse insult than what most Americans would consider being called that would be.)



current mood: catty, a quality I dislike in myself :-(

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11:36p - #6 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Winston Churchill

He occasionally stumbled over the truth but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.

•••••••••••••••••••Winston Churchill,  former British prime minister (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)



current mood: tickled

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11:39p - #5 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Vincent Cable

The House has noticed the prime minister's remarkable transformation in the last few weeks from Stalin to Mr. Bean.

••••••••••••••••••••Vincent Cable, British politican (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)



current mood: slight smile

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11:43p - #4 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Paul Keating

"He's like a shiver waiting for a spine."

••••••••••••••••••••Paul Keating, former Australian prime minister, (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)

Top poetic imagery for the list.  Good job!

Gobsmacked

1. (Brit, slang) astounded; astonished.

gobsmacked

gobsmacked (comparative more gobsmacked, superlative most gobsmacked). ( chiefly Britain, Australia, slang) Flabbergasted, astounded, speechless, ...

gob smacked
I was completely gob smacked when my girlfriend told me she was really a man! 

Seeing that water skiing squirrel has left me gob smacked!


current mood: Gobsmacked

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11:52p - #3 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Tony Banks

The honorable member is living proof that a pig's bladder on a stick can be elected to Parliament.

•••••••••••••••••••••Tony Banks, British politican, (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)



current mood: reminds me of Iowa's Joan the gelder

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