Mafalda is a favourite in our family - Mafalda was translated into
Long live Mafalda - We need her now!
2006-09-22 kl. 04.46 skrev David Preiss:
> Things aren't going well in Venezuela either, I guess.
> I lived there for 10 years, and it is hard to see how fast the
> democratic institutions disappeared because of the political parties'
> corruption, large-scale social inequalities and lack of leadership.
> Please, don't see in Chavez a decent leadership. The guy is a shame
> for latin america as well.
> Alas! It is not easy to find a decent leader in the whole assembly of
> the UN either. There is a famous Argentinian cartoonist which created
> a famous character Mafalda. I wish she were translated to english.
> Most of her political irony, although made decades ago, applies nicely
> to these days.
> On Sep 21, 2006, at 8:44 PM, bb wrote:
>> He's Chavez' devil, sir,
>> evolved since Jabez Stone.
>> And poor old Daniel Webster
>> can't send back this one.
>> We've made our deal,
>> we're all going to hell.
>> Tho our votes weren't real,
>> and the devil can't spell.
>> Against Webster's orality
>> there's "fool me once, shame on you".
>> Better face our damned mortality,
>> the remaining days of freedom are few.
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