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“Mein Führer! I can walk!”


To be frank, Adam loved this post at Hendrik Hertzberg’s blog at The New Yorker. Dick Cheney, Battleship Potemkin, Jimmy Stewart, Blofeld who could resist.

But a slightly earlier Hertzberg post capped it off so to speak, re the Svengali of the Bush years:-

But when Dick Cheney and his wheelchair filled the screen, a voice spoke up from the back of the room: “Mein Führer! I can walk!” Kudos, please, to Nick Paumgarten for his instant recall of a great—and apt—moment in cinema history:

Once you think about it, let alone see it,it fits!

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  1. lucy permalink
    23/01/2009 18:38



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