Now Thats What I Call Tyrany!

Discussion in 'The ARRSE Hole' started by Chalky, Oct 26, 2006.

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  1. Right, Gents.

    We've all heard of them and they've all made us laugh.

    Those madmen from history who we're secretly thrilled to hear about; whose foibles and wild eccentricities have kept them a firm favourite in the annals of dictators.

    Maybe you liked Gaius Julius Caesar, a man who essentially knicked an empire and was hilariously stabbed for his troubles? Maybe it's Mussolini, a man of too many comedy moments to mention, not least of which was being Italian. Perhaps you think Kim jong-Il is the height (badum-tsh!) of comedic endeavour and think his endless push for nukes is making up for his diminuitive presence elsewhere.

    Have you heard of a mad african despot who made all his countrymen where green? An Indian Raj who despised noses? Or a Chinese communist leader who insisted his entire country smelt iron in their back gardens?

    Let's hear them as we find Arrse's Greatest Comedy Dictator 2006...
     
  2. That Tongan King who made an American magnet salesman his court jester and advisor and sold the entire country down the river.
     
  3. As insane dictators go, His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea, and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular 'Idi Amin takes a lot of beating.
     
  4. King of scotland as well, likes lizzie to do his shoe shopping.
     
  5. Oooh Beat me to it!
     
  6. "Baby Doc" Duvalier.

    He knew what living the good life was all about.Never mind Haiti was one of the very poorest countries in the world.

     
  7. Mobuto Sese Seko the the African tyrant who led to the coining of the word "kleptocracy."

    At one time or other he was rumoured to be one of the richest men in the world with billions of dollars in Swiss banks.He nationalised natural resources and bled the richest nation in Africa to it's deathbed.One of his legacies is the Central African conflict that has killed possibly millions of people.

    A scourge by the strongest definition of the word.
     
  8. Robert Mugabe, or "Bob" to his strictly, very straight mates, must be up on the podium somewhere shurely: a beacon of reason and enlightenment.
     
  9. PW Botha.

    Incidentally all the arrseholes I've posted were kept in office in part due to the CIA's auspices.
     
  10. Ah.Mugabe.Truly the last of a dying breed.Those few men who understand that the best way to fight fire is to build a bigger fire.

    And we ask ourselves why Africa is at the bottom of the pile.Because the people let maniacs like this stay in power for up to twenty years at a time.

    Yep.Good old Africa.Been kicked around for so long but always comes back for more.
     
  11. Nobody has mentioned Uncle Joe yet.
     
  12. The Man of Steel? Stalin?
     
  13. Forgot about Botha, but he didn't take it up the hoop from his personal advisors and then persecute other Zimbabwean homosexuals for sport. If any of Zimbabwe's legendary secret police are monitoring this site .... yes, he is gay - very gay. Not a problem at all unless you partake in the (dubious, in my view) alleged pleasures in the pink oboe and then instantly ban on pain of a prison sentence anybody else from having a quick swallie.
     
  14. Bashar al-Assad - Only because he looks like John Cleese.