Vashti Than Empires and More Slow

From the “Not Everything True Is Useful” File:

“Nancy Pelosi is not Haman, Barack Obama is not King Ahashuerus, and John Boehner is certainly not Queen Esther.”
–Barney Frank

So who, in this scenario, isn’t Mordecai? Rahm Emmanuel? Rush Limbaugh? I’m confused!

About JE

James Enge is the author of the World-Fantasy-Award-nominated novel Blood of Ambrose (Pyr, April 2009). His latest book is The Wide World's End. His short fiction has appeared in Swords and Dark Magic (Harper Collins, 2010), Black Gate, the Stabby-Award-winning anthology Blackguards and elsewhere.
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12 Responses to Vashti Than Empires and More Slow

  1. fpb says:

    Not everything politicians say makes sense. And that is twice as true in the case of Barney Frank.

    • JE says:

      Well, I think Barney Frank is pretty shrewd, as a rule. But his mouth certainly tends to outrun his brain (or mine, anyway, in this instance).

  2. j_cheney says:

    Wow, I don’t even know where to start with that one….

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