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My Kingdom for a Corpse
New York Times, by Gail Collins

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Posted By:jackson, 2/7/2013 9:17:17 AM

Richard III is staging a comeback. A skeleton identified as the last Plantagenet king of England was recently discovered underneath a city parking lot in Leicester. Richard III fans feel as though this is the start of a totally new career chapter. “Now we can rebury him with honor,” said Philippa Langley, a leading figure in the Richard III Society, which is dedicated to the rehabilitation of the 15th-century monarch, who’s lived on in history as the villain in a Shakespeare play. Doing a round of TV interviews,

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Gail is back and stupider than ever. She even mentions Mitt´s dog-on-roof again in this lame attempt at humor. I saw "corpse" in the headline and thought maybe she was going to bite killer Obama. Silly me.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/7/2013 9:41:29 AM     (No. 9163358)

OK, I get it. This was a sophomoric attempt at humor. Gail, please quietly collect your Socialist security check and leave us alone.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 2/7/2013 10:38:49 AM     (No. 9163498)

Very funny, Gail. You POS!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fpeay, 2/7/2013 10:55:24 AM     (No. 9163531)

Why are we disseminating this garbage? Not funny, not informative, not well-written: can´t think of a reason unless it is to bless the world with the news that the crap parfait NY Times has a rotating cherry position filled today by Gail Collins. How nice for Gail.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/7/2013 11:01:33 AM     (No. 9163546)

Well this was a waste of my time and eyesight. She certainly seems to be upset about this. She repeats the little princes story. No doubt Richard did put them in the tower but he did not need to kill them, having had them declared not eligible to take the throne. The more likely culprit probbly was Henry VII (father of Henry VIII) who defeated John and took his throne ending the Plantagenet dynasty and commencing the Tudor dynasty. He would have been looking to make a clean sweep of anyone with a claim.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 2/7/2013 11:11:18 AM     (No. 9163568)

Unless a real lullapalooza shows up here tomorrow, this is my nominee for the silliest article of the week. Was Collins drunk when she wrote this?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rosefenn, 2/7/2013 12:04:05 PM     (No. 9163739)

Shakespeare merely immortalized the "official" Tudor spin on Richard. Now this loon is spewing the "oficial" line on Romney. This wonderful and amazing archaeological discovery is ignored and snarked as usual by a "writer" for the Times. They have no reverence for anything.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dbdiva, 2/7/2013 12:47:56 PM     (No. 9163876)

Agree with #5. Gail needed to find some way to write something snarky about Mitt Romney and so since Richard III is currently in the news she figured this was the perfect opportunity. Bless her heart, she´s such a twit.

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