"Meanwhile, at the Hall of Justice...."
September 14, 2001 11:09 PM   Subscribe

"Meanwhile, at the Hall of Justice...." Our President has vowed to "rid the world of evil." Cool. I was hoping someone would get around to that.
posted by Optamystic (9 comments total)
Upon further reflection, this is a stupid post. Please ignore it.
posted by Optamystic at 11:26 PM on September 14, 2001

I actually got a chuckle out of that, so no it wasn't. Any little moment helps.

It was a pretty silly thing to say on the Presidents behalf and arrogant in some ways. Heart was in the right place, mind was on vacation.
posted by madmanz123 at 11:35 PM on September 14, 2001

For what it's worth, I say let it stand, sarcasm and all. It is an important thing to try to halt the slide into jingoism and violence by whatever means necessary.

It's truly bizarre that I of all people should be quoting the Bible to make a point, but here goes :

Matthew 7:2 for with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

Matthew 7:5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 12:11 AM on September 15, 2001

Yes, Jingoism is dangerous. Especially the radical fundamentalist form of Jingoism.
posted by username at 1:14 AM on September 15, 2001

Meaning what, username? Christian fundamentalists in America who blame all of this on gays, atheists and the ACLU?

No, I didn't think you meant that.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 1:25 AM on September 15, 2001

I thought it was funny. I heard it in "The Tick"'s voice, however.
posted by Callie_K at 1:41 AM on September 15, 2001

Like anything I wrote could ever be as cool as The Tick. But thanks.
posted by Optamystic at 2:30 AM on September 15, 2001

[Upon further reflection, this is a stupid post]

I thought it was hella-funny. It really is amazing that no one thought to "rid the world of evil" before... (sarcasm)
posted by revbrian at 6:14 AM on September 15, 2001

hey, it made me laugh. and I've been thinking...all the news channels using the "attack on america" slogan:

would it be a little better to say "world without peace"? yeah, I know, it was before, but perhaps the right meme would get everybody in a more thoughtful frame of mind....
posted by epersonae at 9:38 AM on September 15, 2001

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