June 20th, 2016

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#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.)

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#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.

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

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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!