The Tattlesnake Who Said What? Edition

Time for a quiz? I thought so. Grab your paper and pencil and no cheating with the Google machine. As you read, you’ll catch on to the theme of this baker’s dozen of questionable quotes:

1. “Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

2. “Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

3. “War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

4. “We must be prepared to face our responsibilities and be willing to use force if necessary.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

5. “The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

6. “The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

7. “The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

8. “Obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

9. “Direct threats require decisive action.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

10. “I cannot be mistaken what I say and do is historical.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Dick Cheney
D. Barack Obama

11. “When we have won the war, who will question our methods?”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Ann Coulter
D. Barack Obama

12. “While the form of treachery varies slightly from case to case, liberals always manage to take the position that most undermines [the nation’s] security.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Ann Coulter
D. Barack Obama

13. “Make the lie big, make it simple, keep repeating it, and eventually they will believe it.”

A. Benito Mussolini
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Ann Coulter
D. Barack Obama

And here are the answers:

1. A. Benito Mussolini

2. A. Benny again!

3. A. Still Il Duce.

4. C. This one’s from Dick.

5. A. Benito is back!

6. B. Der Fuhrer said this.

7. A. Back to Benny.

8. B. Hitler again.

9. C. Dick at his finest.

10. B. That Paperhangin’ SOB said this.

11. B. Hitler again.

12. C. Ann Coultergeist.

13. B. Back to Adolf.

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2009 R.S. Janes. LTSaloon.org.