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The new Sheriff’s arrival


It is perhaps politically incorrect, but the inauguration of Barack Obama does rather bring this scene from Blazing Saddles to mind:-

In fact it is hard to imagine Mel Brooks getting away with humour such as this in today’s PC world.

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  1. adamsmith1922 permalink*
    20/01/2009 21:31

    The whole film has some ‘nice’ comments in that regard

    In a great many ways it was a very subversive film


  2. 20/01/2009 21:25

    There is some nice game theory in that clip to do with non-credible threats.


  3. adamsmith1922 permalink*
    20/01/2009 18:24

    Lots of hot air


  4. Colin Lucas permalink
    20/01/2009 16:21

    Wouldn’t the farting scene be more appropriate for the inauguration?


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