Friday, March 29, 2013

An Unfortunate Pose

Sorry to step on Iowa .Gif-t Shop's turf. But this shot was on the front page of KCRG's site this AM:

Wrong arm, but of course a 180 flip and Branstad was all like:

I'll leave additional `Shopping to those with more skillz, but beware the inherent risks of Godwin's Law.

The raised arm gesture used to be called the Bellamy Salute and it was how we used to say the Pledge of Allegiance… until the 1940s when a different leader with a mustache ruined it for everyone. It's number 11 on the Top Ten List of Innocent Things Changed Forever Because The Nazis Liked Them.

Hitler was all like:

Mel Brooks was all like:

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