Thursday, August 20, 2009

The New Weimar

I couldn't help wondering, what with all of the recent comparisons of President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, if the eight years of the Junior Bush administration were, by turn, the new Weimar Republic. And, if so, would it make Rush Limbaugh Joel Grey? Or Dubya Liza Minnelli? (And if the latter were true, particularly, would Barbara Bush effectively be the new - gulp - Judy Garland? I mean, I have heard that if you look carefully while they all dance away down the Yellow Brick Road you can see the outlines of uninsured, terminally-ill Munchkins hanging from the trees...)

Think about it. In the meantime, here's Marlene Dietrich and her immortal rendition of "Lili Marlene" to put your mind in the proper place:

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