Friday, January 16, 2009

Barney Fife



2 comments:

et said...

I agree with you about the Dubya/Fife equivalence not being fair owing to Fife's basic good nature, Count. That's why I suggested Jonathan visualize a Dubya/Marty Feldman love child. All the mannerisms, but with the comedic genius and a heart of gold.

What are your plans for inauguration day? It will probably actually get ET Spouse and myself out of our largely nocturnal biorhythms for a change, it being so historic and something we do not want to miss.

Count Istvan said...

What are your plans for inauguration day? It will probably actually get ET Spouse and myself out of our largely nocturnal biorhythms for a change, it being so historic and something we do not want to miss.

Sadly seeing as how it's Tuesday I don't have any real plans. I will record the festivities though. I actually fear for President Obama...God what a mess he's being handed.

As for W. I figured out who W. is... Frank Burns. At least Frank Burns from the Book/Movie M*A*S*H.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Burns

From The Book

However, this masks serious shortcomings in his surgical style, which he dismisses as failures of others further in the process. Duke Forrest remarks that when one of Burns' patients dies, "It's either God's will or somebody else's fault."


From The Movie...

he blames an orderly he asked to get the device, causing the man to break down crying. This leads to McIntyre punching him and to Duke's comment that, when somebody dies around Frank, "It's either God's will or somebody else's fault."

If That isn't George W. Bush... :)

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