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Obleftivist Yawon Bwook says Donald Twump is "THE villain of our time." Which of the following best accords with your view?
Yes he is
He's not a villain but a hero
Putin might be a bigger villain
The mullahs might be bigger villains
ISIS might be bigger villains
Ugly Wimmin might be bigger villains
Black Lives Matter might be bigger villains
Snowflake moronnials might be bigger villains
College professors might be bigger villains
Fake News outlets might be bigger villains
Pomowankers might be bigger villains
Obleftivists might be bigger villains
None of the above—specify
Total votes: 10
Once Were Warriors
Submitted by Jameson on Sat, 2009-09-19 03:50
On the eve of the All Blacks' worst ever result in the Tri-Nations, I was at once cheered and made melancholic by this video that a friend recommended I watch.
Christian had the heart of a lion and the feet of Mercury, but he wasn't the only star on that team; they were all heroes, inspiring a nation with their gritty resolve and matching-winning ingenuity. It was an era, now almost forgotten, when we never sweated a deficit in the dying minutes of a match—we always knew they'd find a way through the line.
This may seem a trifle to those who don't like sport. But what we're witnessing today, on the battleground of our national sport, is a reflection of the gutless nation itself. Gone are the hard men, replaced with a generation of slack-jawed New Age wimps. Gone is our will to win, replaced with a head hung low and a tail between our legs. Political correctness has pulled our boys out of boot camp and pushed them into bible camp for lessons in loving thy brother, thy neighbour and thy enemy.
Until we stop worrying about everyone's feelings, we won't start thinking. Until we start thinking we'll remain blind to that oncological malaise called mediocrity.
[hat tip: Hugh Walsh]
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