Imagined Conversations (3.10.14)

Spoken quotes from the week’s news in dialogue form.

A: The smell of blood was in the air, and there were lots of people crying…

B: It’s an issue for sure…

A: I was forced to yell.  The world cannot just allow this to happen. I had no other weapon to resort to, no other means to resort to, but to speak publicly and get attention that way.

B: You, sir, were not even truthy.

A: It’s something he’s going to live with…

B: They practice a rather commonplace form of social control—

A: They believe the country is strong and can do whatever it wants to do.

B: The President of the United States believes the Cold War is over.

A: It’s something he’s going to live with, especially if the scar of the swastika doesn’t go away.

B: It just happens, it’s not a big deal.

A: You guys are so fucked up.

B: Happiness will conquer the embittered.

A: That is reminiscent of claims that were made back in the 1930s when Germany under the Nazis kept talking about—

B: Happiness will conquer the embittered.

A: You are not what you think you are. You are what we think you are.

B: And you are what we choose for you to be.

 

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