walkitout (walkitout) wrote,
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Best Quote Ever

Last night's daily show featured an extended riff on a Bernie Goldberg response to a Jon Stewart depiction of Fox News hypocrisy in complaining about people generalizing in attacking them. Goldberg attacked Stewart's audience as unsophisticated, and Toppington von Monocle in the audience (white gloves [edited to corrected typo], monocle, teacup, top hat, etc.) quoted and translated the following (well, the first/last line of it anyway):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catullus_16

NSFW, perhaps. Young'uns reading my blog, have fun! It'll be educational.

Best of all, the content of the verse is apropos, even!

ETA: If the precision of the language involved and its ultimate etymology doesn't tell you something about the True Evil that lies in the heart of Ancient Greek Civilization and philosophy and its Roman offshoot, well, it's because you haven't been paying attention.
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