Thursday, July 22, 2010

A Tale Told By An Idiot? Read on, if you want a laugh...

Okay, I don't do political blog posts, but once in a while I find that I have to write about something that is connected to politics. And this is one of those times. Since I've been reading and writing about Shakespeare recently, I guess I have to mention Palin's "refudiate" gaffe. I wasn't going to because my own views have been aptly expressed by others, but I have to share this, at the very least.

Ashley at the Shakespeare in a Year blog has posted about it, and shared these lovely examples of what Palin might say if she spoke like Shakespeare all the time:
  • Double, double toil and trouble; drill baby drill, and Gulf oil bubble.
  • Something is rotten in the Socialist, over-taxed State of Denmark...and all those other kinky EU countries.
  • But soft, what light from yonder window breaks? It is the East, and I can see Russia from my front porch.
  • Et tu, Bristol?
  • To suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous liberals, or to quit half-term, and by opposing, rake in speaking fees.
  • A moose! A moose! My kingdom for a moose!
  • It is a tale/Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,/Signifying nothing." Sometimes, you don't need to change a thing.
Be sure to read some of the comments she got too. So, can you come up with one? If so, leave it as a comment here or on Ashley's blog, please. I'd love to see what you've got!

I believe my favorite is from a commenter: "To be or not to be; not another "Gotcha" question."


Beth said...

So funny that you just posted this! On Facebook, I just posted a link to a Twitter account called Shakespalin, in which people post Palin saying things in Shakespeare's style. It's hilarious!

Rose said...

I can't stand Palin!

lisaschaos said...

These are all really funny! I love the moose, don't know why, just do. :)

Bucko (a.k.a., Ken) said...

Hard to believe she actually mentioned Shakespeare, such a big word for her too :o)

Martha (MM) said...

Love it. If I think of one I'll pop back over :-)

Missie said...

Okay, I gotta admit, they're funny but I'm still a Palin supporter. LOL