Paul Revere by Cyrus Dallin, North End, Boston



Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saturday Night History

You don't need to know a word of Italian to understand this:

(h/t Digby) 
"It's the affect. Strutting dominance. But we knew that. Important to remember it though. As the press, eager to curry favor, makes him normal, we should guard against forgetting what he actually is. A fascist."


Kevin Robbins said...

I never noticed that they both purse their lips the same way. It's eerie.

Shaw Kenawe said...

I had Italian relatives who lived in Italy during Mussolini's regime. They've told me he was very popular with the Italians, especially when he appealed to them by telling them he would make Italy great! And say that many times from his balcony. It is freakin' eerie.