Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/07/07/brazils-jair-bolsonaro-tests-positive-covid-19
I believe we should quote Clarence Darrow on this somber, karmic occasion.
“I never wished a man dead. However, I have read many an obituary with glee.”
Will dump wear a mask now!
I admired Clarence Darrow so much I named my German shepherd after him. Not sure he would have approved were he alive. I loved how he used the Bible against his enemies in court.
“Instant karma’s gonna get you
Gonna knock you right in the head
Better get yourself together darlin’
Pretty soon you’re gonna be dead…”
Golly I hope not!
Only a matter of time for Trump, unless even this virus has standards for hosts.
Rack 'em up, knock 'em down.
Thats a great name for a dog.
While Darrow wasn’t holding a dagger when absolutely eviscerating William Jennings Bryan on the stand at the Scopes Trial, but he may as well have been.
I understand Bryan died not long after the trial, a broken man.
Actually, I don not wish Bolsonaro dead. Quite the opposite. I wish him to live in agony for as long as it takes for him to pay for his crimes. About 200-300 years should it.
Here’s the problem.
When Bolsonaro recovers after suffering only minor symptoms, he’ll crow about how we’re all making a big deal out of just another virus.
Yes and unlike 99 percent of the peoples in Brazil , he will have access to the best the health care system can offer.
Dump is so goddamn infantile and imbecilic, he’ll be drooling and wearing a diaper before he’ll wear a face mask, and even then it’ll only be because his caregiver threatened to take away his McDonald’s happy meal if he refused to wear it.
@Giovanna-Lepore That trial, and those two men, were magnificently fictionalized in the film, Inherit the Wind (1960), starring Spencer Tracy and Fredric March. Thanks for mentioning it. Brings back my admiration for Clarence Darrow and for Spencer Tracy. (And also for William Jennings Bryan and Fredric March, for that matter.) The film is based on the Scopes-Monkey trial, but the names of the attorneys and the defendant are changed. It does not try to be a dramatization of the actual events. I recommend it to everyone. Unfortunately, the full movie doesn’t appear to be available on Youtube right now. A few clips are available though:
I didn’t know the devil is a pool shark. Makes sense, though.
Keep pushing your luck drumpfy, keep pushing your luck …
Recall that Bojo Johnson said he was feeling ‘fine’. He still looks like warmed over death.
I have my own warmonger list that I want someone with the virus to cough on …
BoJo got it, tragically recovered (at least recovered enough to get out of the hospital).
Now JaBo’s got it, i am hoping for a positive outcome.
i’m expecting Trumpo to be next, and at his advanced state of physical decrepitude…
Wonder if he thinks it’s real now? What a schmuck.
My prayers go out to him. Of course, I’m too polite to say exactly what those prayers are.
Don’t deal with the devil.
I bet Mike Pence is salivating with glee at this prospect.