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Truly PASOK could not have a more emblematic leader...
...and his would be the perfect head with which to adorn the first spike.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue May 1st, 2012 at 10:16:34 AM EST
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Machiavelli would not object. A little dismemberment does the elite some good.
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Tue May 1st, 2012 at 06:24:10 PM EST
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Did you see the size of this guy? It would take a lot of dismemberment to do the job......

by Euroliberal on Wed May 2nd, 2012 at 09:48:57 AM EST
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Actually the girth, height and beard of Cola di Rienzo betrayed him as he tried to steal away from Campidoglio dressed as a woman. He was properly run through after being held an hour before the Roman crowd, hacked to pieces and displayed in an near-by square. When his remains were burned several days later, written testimony has it that the fire lasted days due to his considerable reserves of fat.

No one missed him, a demagogue populist, although he was later sanctified in the 18th century as some sort of noble spirit.

by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Wed May 2nd, 2012 at 11:24:24 AM EST
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