Humbug Goes Virile

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Rights groups also say that an increasingly bitter political climate surrounding Brexit has fueled the flames — as did recent remarks by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the treatment of female lawmakers… In a parliamentary debate in September, Mr. Johnson dismissed such threats as “humbug” and said that lawmakers had only themselves to blame for the hostile political climate.

(Megan Specia, “Threats and Abuse Prompt Female Lawmakers To Leave U.K. Parliament,” NYTimes, 11-1-19)

Two cocks hatched in the Big Apple humbug the hens. Perhaps the hens will return the compliment.

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Both images: Credit pumpkin artist Ray Villafane of Queens, New York.

(c) 2019 JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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