On a Lighter Note…

The President’s promise to kick some backside (and Doug’s post today) made me think of the following clip from Fawlty Towers:  click (through 28:03).

Of course, one has to understand that the fellow making the threat is an American.  The episode itself (like the entire series) is a classic.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. tom p says:

    fawlty towers… gotta love cleese.