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Kennedyesque

Postby TrentFellow » Wed Sep 10, 2008 3:11 pm

I was thinking about how everyone says Obama's the new Kennedy when I came across this: a 1976 drawing by Duncan Macpherson, one of the finest editorial cartoonists of the 20th century.

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Plus ca change...

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Re: Kennedyesque

Postby Doc Sigma » Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:34 pm

TrentFellow wrote:Plus ca change...


...plus c'est la même chose.

Fascinating editorial cartoon!

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Postby Tom Flapwell » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:02 pm

It must be quite a distorting caricature to require a nametag even back then.
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Postby GeorgiaCoyote » Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:09 pm

Tom Flapwell wrote:It must be quite a distorting caricature to require a nametag even back then.


The hair's about right...but that's pretty much it. I really couldn't tell that was ole peanut if it wasn't for the sticker.
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Postby TrentFellow » Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:34 pm

Here's another one: remember all those Chinese soldiers in Beijing? Remember how everyone was always talking about that?

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Well, at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, 16,000 members of the Canadian Army were tasked to protect 12,000 athletes.

Something, huh?

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Postby Muninn » Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:47 pm

TrentFellow wrote:Well, at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, 16,000 members of the Canadian Army were tasked to protect 12,000 athletes.

Something, huh?

The Soviets could have planted stink bombs in their jockstraps though.

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Postby datherman » Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:22 pm

TrentFellow wrote:Here's another one: remember all those Chinese soldiers in Beijing? Remember how everyone was always talking about that?

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This won't help, but at first glance I thought the right-most soldier's gun was a propeller and he was gliding through the air somehow.
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Postby Ibun » Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:25 pm

I THINK TRENT GOT LOST ON HIS WAY TO THE I DREW THIS BOARDS LOL.
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Postby osprey » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:50 pm

Ibun wrote:I THINK TRENT GOT LOST ON HIS WAY TO THE I DREW THIS BOARDS LOL.

LEWL.
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Postby Æron » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:58 pm

Political discussion is this way, boyo. ----------------------> http://www.ireadthis.org

Some people here just can't handle politics... :roll:

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Postby Baconsticks » Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:00 pm

Vicious Reasoning wrote:Political discussion is this way, boyo. ----------------------> http://www.ireadthis.org

Some people here just can't handle politics... :roll:

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Postby Ibun » Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:15 pm

Vicious Reasoning wrote:Political discussion is this way, boyo. ----------------------> http://www.ireadthis.org

Some people here just can't handle politics... :roll:
Some people here don't care about this crap. There's a reason there is a forum for IDT.
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Postby Æron » Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:14 am

Ibun wrote:
Vicious Reasoning wrote:Political discussion is this way, boyo. ----------------------> http://www.ireadthis.org

Some people here just can't handle politics... :roll:
Some people here don't care about this crap. There's a reason there is a forum for IDT.


I was being facetious in the second line.

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Postby Ibun » Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:16 am

I see what you did there... :oops:
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Postby Arloest » Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:37 am

I don't see what the problem is with discussing politics on here. If you don't like it or don't care about it, just get out of the discussion, shut the hell up and stop throwing a hissy fit.

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