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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Apparently, Russians are getting a laugh out of the whole thing.



"Nightmare of Obama"

Caption was: "Come on Lyudmilla! Hack those Yanks!"

Caption: Typical Russian Hacker





3 comments:

  1. You know, if you interpret Roman Empire to include the Holy Roman Empire, you could probably make a case for Picture 1. The Russians did do a bit of fighting in WW1, after all, and said Russians presumably did some hacking (as in Picture 4).

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    1. The fall of the Holy Roman Empire was Napoleon, though.

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    2. Hapsburgs ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire were arguably good enough successors and closely enough allied to the Church to count as Roman. Certainly they are frequently alluded to as such.

      Still a bit of a stretch, I know, but I thought it worked for the joke. Oh well.

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