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A man has been sentenced to monthly viewings of Disney's Bambi due to his involvement in a large-scale deer poaching case.

David Berry Jr, of Brookline, Missouri, was ordered to watch the 1942 animated classic on or before 23 December, 2018, then once a month during his year-long incarceration, the Springfield News-Leader reported.

When Donald Trump finally goes to jail, will they order him to watch Pinocchio once a month?
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Tue Dec 18th, 2018 at 10:13:27 AM EST
I see a joke, perhaps not the one intended. It's funny to me, because (1) Trump is never going to jail; he may well be bankrupted again; (2) application of the Pinocchio moral may well vindicate Trump.

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by Cat on Tue Dec 18th, 2018 at 03:32:43 PM EST
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You think he'll turn into a human being in the end?

That's a long shot. I'll give you odds.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Dec 18th, 2018 at 06:22:13 PM EST
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Humanity is the reward for honesty in this picaresque tale, and one's desire to become human its prerequisite.

What I'm saying is, if punishment and redemption were actually fit to the 'boy' protagonist, Trump would renounce his lying ways, becoming human.

Understably, one may not expect redemption. The world has just, in the space of one year, witness lengthy, maudlin eulogies for two notorious lying liars of the 'free' world.

So let's tack. I nominate, ALEX in A Clockwork Orange for the more appropriate, if unsatisfying allegory of 'redemptive justice' for Trump's retirement.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Dec 18th, 2018 at 06:50:03 PM EST
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Hah !!! that would be good

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Dec 18th, 2018 at 07:43:18 PM EST
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The problem with these proposals is that they assume that the Bambi punishment will have the desired effect. It's just as possible that the poacher, seeing Bambi's mother being killed, will think "good shot". I'll let you draw your own conclusions about Trump and the rape scene. Trump would probably love seeing Pinocchio killing the cricket with his hammer - except that Disney cut that episode from the movie.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Dec 19th, 2018 at 02:46:16 PM EST
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