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Duck Soup

dircto Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:55 PM
Mitt Romney blames election loss on Obama giving out free stuff to voters who would go on to vote for him. But didn't the Republican party pander to the corn belt with ethanol mandates and ethanol subsidies? r

One of the great character-study movies of all time is the 1933 film Duck Soup starring the Marx Brothers.

As President Rufus T. Firefly (played by Groucho) is interrogating a man named Chiolini (played by Chico) who is on trial for spying. There is this brief exchange as a General rushes in to announce that Sylvania, the country bordering Freedonia, is threatening to attack:

General: This means war!

Civilian Official: Something must be done. War would mean a prohibitive increase in taxes.

Chicolini: I got an uncle lives in Taxes.

Official: Nooo. I'm talking about taxes,...