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Duchess Nuke'Em

Friday, Apr. 09, 2010 3:54 AM

It really isn't a surprise that two astoundingly stupid remarks about international relations came from a rally featuring Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann, but what can you do?

First up is Palin's metaphor of a school playground. And if there's a bully, and the bully hits you, you hit the bully back.

Only you use a nuclear warhead.

Toss Sean Hannity into the mix as the trio wonders if President Obama's new policy on nuclear proliferation and development of new nuclear warheads might affect our ability to respond to a cyberattack.

We are the only nation that has ever used nuclear weapons, and there are apparently those among us who want to do it again.

And while MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Pat Buchanan were waxing poetic about the 'dazzling' and 'extremely attractive' 'rodeo queens,' the best line comes from Ronald Reagan, Jr.

"Well they're very entertaining and you're right, they've got a certain glamour appeal to them but they're also more than a few McNuggets shy of a Happy Meal, both of them."

And maybe we need to remember one of the definitions of glamour - an illusion cast over a worthless or low-quality object to make it more appealing.

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