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As a side note, the common refrain that 'the U.S. left is "right-wing" compared to the "rest of the world"' conveniently ignores the large percentage of Islamically-controlled countries in the world.
... It goes back to the Proxmire Golden Fleece Awards where a Senator from Wisconsin would claim to have identified horrendous wastes of money, while the state that he represented (Wisconsin) raked in billions of dollars in milk and cheese subsidies.
Between that and claims of 'Welfare Queens', the political right has played a distraction game to subvert programs like education while lining their pockets with money
Just wanted to mention that Sen. Proxmire was a Democrat.
Malin Akerman and Michael McKean, plus a Lake Bell bonus!
To be hanged, drawn and quartered was from 1351 a statutory penalty in England for men convicted of high treason, although the ritual was first recorded during the reigns of King Henry III (1216–1272) and his successor, Edward I (1272–1307). [source: Wikipedia]
so perhaps "hanged" is an anachronism that never got regularized due to being ensconced in early English law.
"Hung is the past tense and past participle of hang in most of that verb’s senses
Bruce needs to try to get on Michael Medved's Radio Talk Show.
Medved is a conservative talk-show host and he has voiced the "if you don't have anything to hide
This would be good publicity for the book, informative for the listeners, and I'd be surprised if Medved wouldn't welcome Bruce to his show.
Doug, Ian, and Robert are standing next to a cliff. Doug says "let's jump!"
Robert says "No!!" and lists all the bad things that could happen. Doug yells at Robert "You're just a Contrarian! Besides, I got the idea from your Uncle Mitt!" Robert retorts "Sure, but that was just jumping off of a sand pile. Also, I never liked that idea, none of my other relatives liked that idea, and none of my friends liked that idea. And I dislike this idea even more!"
Ian mumbles "I don't know. I want to think about it."
"Too late!" screams Doug, while grabbing Ian and Robert and jumping.
As they lie in a broken heap at the bottom of the cliff, Doug stumbles to his feet, having used Ian and Robert to break his fall, and points at them "Remember, we all wanted to do this!"