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125. How very clever. No...really..I laughed my ass off over that joke. You are talented in the comedy.
You should quit your day job and write jokes about dead people. I think you'll go far.
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  -Your thoughts on Princess Diana. bob_weaver  Aug-31-07 12:46 AM   #0 
  - Sad. But a timeless classic that seemed like a Marilyn Manroe...  glowing   Aug-31-07 12:49 AM   #1 
  - Is this Marilyn Manroe?  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 12:57 AM   #6 
  - A human but also one of many symbols of the Reaganeighties  liberaldemocrat7   Aug-31-07 09:12 PM   #114 
  - Return of the goddess . . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:17 AM   #152 
  - A Cinderella Story Gone Horribly Awry  lligrd   Aug-31-07 12:54 AM   #2 
  - How is the daughter of a motherfucking Earl a Cinderella figure? (nt)  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 05:37 AM   #36 
     - Personally, I think it's sad that Diana is getting all this attention  Amelie   Aug-31-07 11:19 AM   #57 
        - Ha ha ha ha ha ha  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 01:20 PM   #61 
        - Hi, Amelie! A belated "Welcome to DU" to you, since you've actually been a member for awhile. nm  dicksteele   Sep-01-07 04:45 PM   #200 
  - The best measure of Diana, for me, is the depth of grief and loss the people  Old Crusoe   Aug-31-07 12:54 AM   #3 
  - I saw it a couple months ago, and  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 12:59 AM   #8 
  - Agree. What a cast, and an almost perfect capture of the tension  Old Crusoe   Aug-31-07 01:04 AM   #9 
     - I loved that movie  Hamlette   Aug-31-07 02:54 PM   #70 
  - Yes! You said it perfectly!  Midlodemocrat   Aug-31-07 08:43 AM   #47 
  - It was terrible  KiraBS   Aug-31-07 03:57 PM   #77 
  - If she loved her kids so much, what was she doing partying  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:46 PM   #133 
  - You are a judgmental snob  Gilligan   Sep-01-07 01:04 AM   #148 
  - Get off of your knees  AngryAmish   Sep-01-07 06:59 AM   #169 
  - Exactly...she was a parasite with a "conscience"  mitchum   Sep-01-07 01:50 PM   #191 
  - I know more of the human condition than any princess ever will. nt  mycritters2   Sep-01-07 05:11 PM   #201 
  - Piffle. She's allowed to be a grown up, isn't she?  Old Crusoe   Sep-01-07 06:27 AM   #165 
  - The kids were with their Father at Balmoral.... were they were supposed to be  KiraBS   Sep-01-07 06:57 AM   #168 
  - Excellent Movie!  tammywammy   Sep-01-07 01:06 PM   #183 
  - I thought that whole "Our Diana" grief orgy was typical and ridiculous, but I'm an anglophobe  mitchum   Sep-01-07 01:41 PM   #188 
  - I can't afford to be an Anglophobe -- I own too many Who and Stones CDs.  Old Crusoe   Sep-01-07 04:40 PM   #197 
     - I know; I have a number of friends who are Brits...  mitchum   Sep-01-07 04:43 PM   #199 
  - It's on Starz Tonight  otohara   Sep-01-07 03:20 PM   #196 
     - Yes. She did love those younguns and my guess is they keep her  Old Crusoe   Sep-01-07 04:41 PM   #198 
  - She was a good mother, and got tangled up with the wrong guy..  SoCalDem   Aug-31-07 12:56 AM   #4 
  - A beautiful, tragic woman....  MonkeyFunk   Aug-31-07 12:56 AM   #5 
  - One of the most beautiful women I've ever seen and probably will ever see.  Katzenkavalier   Aug-31-07 12:59 AM   #7 
  - I agree  Gilligan   Sep-01-07 01:09 AM   #149 
  - Yes, but beauty for the English is a very relative concept  mitchum   Sep-01-07 01:45 PM   #189 
  - Uninteresting and dead.  BlooInBloo   Aug-31-07 01:10 AM   #10 
  - Yep.  TahitiNut   Aug-31-07 01:11 AM   #12 
  - I look forward to next year then! :)  BlooInBloo   Aug-31-07 01:12 AM   #13 
  - yup  annabanana   Aug-31-07 05:40 AM   #39 
  - Excellent description.  yella_dawg   Aug-31-07 02:10 PM   #68 
  - To me, it's a material consequence of "uninteresting". :)  BlooInBloo   Aug-31-07 07:07 PM   #103 
  - Is that what you want people to say about you after you're gone?  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 03:27 PM   #72 
     - What I *want* is completely beside the point.  BlooInBloo   Aug-31-07 07:07 PM   #102 
  - personally, I think the woman had issues  AZDemDist6   Aug-31-07 01:11 AM   #11 
  - Maybe ask these people?  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 01:16 AM   #15 
  - A complicated person, no understanding what she was getting into  book_worm   Aug-31-07 01:15 AM   #14 
  - Worm Food  rawtribe   Aug-31-07 01:21 AM   #16 
  - Didn't Mercutio say "Worm's Meat?"  rwenos   Aug-31-07 01:49 AM   #21 
  - sick  Gilligan   Sep-01-07 01:11 AM   #150 
  - My thoughts???  qdemn7   Aug-31-07 01:21 AM   #17 
  - I can't even imagine being on the world's stage  JulieRB   Aug-31-07 01:32 AM   #18 
  - Princess Diana is the closest I have to an idol  judaspriestess   Aug-31-07 01:37 AM   #19 
  - A Beautiful Woman, Assassinated  rwenos   Aug-31-07 01:48 AM   #20 
  - And I think she knew too much and  closeupready   Aug-31-07 09:02 AM   #52 
  - Harrods stopped for a two minutes silence today..  KiraBS   Aug-31-07 04:05 PM   #78 
  - If she was murdered they would have used a car bomb  dflprincess   Aug-31-07 10:43 PM   #121 
  - Agree -- and when you read some of the info on the websites . . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:20 AM   #154 
  - A naive girl from the English upper classes who was  LibDemAlways   Aug-31-07 02:06 AM   #22 
  - Showed us fairy tales do come true - then showed us fairy tales are complete bullshit  Tactical Progressive   Aug-31-07 02:08 AM   #23 
  - very well said  judaspriestess   Aug-31-07 02:14 AM   #24 
  - Jesus, people, the idiot was NOT the girl next door  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 05:40 AM   #38 
  - I agree with you there!  raccoon   Aug-31-07 08:45 AM   #48 
  - She was a shy 19 year old in an arranged marriage..  KiraBS   Aug-31-07 04:12 PM   #80 
  - Do you know anything about British history?  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 04:53 PM   #82 
     - Yes, all royalty, as Napoleon put it "marry a womb" and nothing more  mitchum   Sep-01-07 01:53 PM   #192 
  - Why must you...  Gilligan   Sep-01-07 01:16 AM   #151 
  - Girl next door?!! She was the daughter of an Earl,  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:49 PM   #135 
  - I think she is dead and  onewholaughsatfools   Aug-31-07 02:18 AM   #25 
  - A great woman  mogster   Aug-31-07 02:19 AM   #26 
  - A simple-minded woman who did a few things right.  Nihil   Aug-31-07 07:32 AM   #40 
     - Oh come on...  Gilligan   Sep-01-07 01:20 AM   #153 
     - liberals display equal opportunity mean-spiritedness  CitizenLeft   Sep-01-07 01:22 PM   #186 
     - I've never heard that she spoke several languages.  mycritters2   Sep-01-07 05:13 PM   #202 
        - Exactly...she couldn't even pass her high school exams  mitchum   Sep-03-07 07:06 AM   #206 
     - Well, you know  mogster   Sep-01-07 04:02 AM   #162 
        - That bit (Blair) I agree with  Nihil   Sep-03-07 06:52 AM   #205 
  - A special woman who did lots of good and  Raine   Aug-31-07 03:05 AM   #27 
  - She was certainly better than most of her class, but everybody's going to die and it's almost always  greyhound1966   Aug-31-07 03:18 AM   #28 
  - I certainly don't blame her for all the celebrity media crap directed toward her  eridani   Aug-31-07 03:40 AM   #29 
  - I certainly don't blame her for all the celebrity media crap directed toward her  eridani   Aug-31-07 03:40 AM   #30 
  - Princess Who??  spindoctor   Aug-31-07 03:42 AM   #31 
  - Dead upper class twit.  provis99   Aug-31-07 03:47 AM   #32 
  - Human - attractive, flawed, unstable,  intaglio   Aug-31-07 05:12 AM   #33 
  - She was beautiful and melancholy.  Inspired   Aug-31-07 05:17 AM   #34 
  - I hated her  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 05:34 AM   #35 
  - Finally  MadameJ   Aug-31-07 09:08 AM   #55 
  - Listen to Harry's words about her today...  KiraBS   Aug-31-07 04:24 PM   #81 
  - If those trips to see the homeless and sick were so fucking secret...  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 04:58 PM   #83 
  - We get it.  ronnykmarshall   Aug-31-07 05:06 PM   #87 
  - .  Bunny   Aug-31-07 05:10 PM   #90 
  - Double  classicfilmfan   Aug-31-07 05:56 PM   #97 
  - WOW - the MSM did a # on you.  alittlelark   Aug-31-07 11:35 PM   #126 
  - They were still children when she died, Harry was 12...  KiraBS   Sep-01-07 07:51 AM   #172 
     - It's a different standard  cgrindley   Sep-01-07 08:49 AM   #179 
  - Well, they have clearly lost their way a bit.....  Darth_Kitten   Sep-01-07 01:02 PM   #182 
  - Well, HelLO Camilla, and welcome to DU! n/t  blonndee   Aug-31-07 11:47 PM   #134 
  - Camilla doesn't deserve anyone's respect.....  Darth_Kitten   Sep-01-07 12:58 PM   #181 
  - Thank you for discouraging me from ever doing any charity work.  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 03:26 PM   #71 
  - Charity is the responsibility of government  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 04:59 PM   #84 
     - That is just as extreme as the opposite view on the Right..  LeftishBrit   Sep-01-07 03:39 AM   #161 
        - I'm a huge fan of a giant welfare state  cgrindley   Sep-01-07 06:13 AM   #164 
  - Hi Camilla! (or is this the Queen?)  AZBlue   Aug-31-07 10:31 PM   #117 
  - Hey, I lived there from 1993-1997  cgrindley   Sep-01-07 06:37 AM   #167 
     - As a person who regularly reads as much of the British news as I can get  AZBlue   Sep-01-07 05:17 PM   #203 
  - sorry to hear that  silverlil   Sep-01-07 03:23 AM   #160 
  - I also admired her humanitarian work; especially her anti-landmine campaigning  LeftishBrit   Aug-31-07 05:38 AM   #37 
  - The anti-LandMine campaign more than anything else she did may have put her in danger -- !!!  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:23 AM   #155 
  - I had tremendous sympathy and respect for her. She was victimized by Charles  mondo joe   Aug-31-07 07:56 AM   #41 
  - I agree. Well said.  Beausoir   Aug-31-07 08:37 AM   #46 
  - Totally agree with your analysis ---  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:24 AM   #156 
  - I remember exactly where I was....  danagsk8   Aug-31-07 08:00 AM   #42 
  - I remember it too. And I remember how odd everything seemed for days after.  mondo joe   Aug-31-07 08:05 AM   #43 
  - Probably since the end of the war there hasn't been such shared emotion --  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:26 AM   #157 
  - I was, too... where you with me?  Clark2008   Aug-31-07 08:49 AM   #50 
  - Deeply troubled and genuinely caring and compassionate.  Beausoir   Aug-31-07 08:35 AM   #44 
  - A party girl who got killed in a drunken high speed chase  Jacobin   Aug-31-07 08:37 AM   #45 
  - Exactly. She was completely irresponsible. nt  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:38 PM   #127 
  - What a sick thing to say  Gilligan   Sep-01-07 01:02 AM   #147 
  - eye candy, less dull than other royals but just as boring  mulsh   Aug-31-07 08:46 AM   #49 
  - Every person needs a hero or two...  LanternWaste   Aug-31-07 08:52 AM   #51 
  - still deceased  spanone   Aug-31-07 09:02 AM   #53 
  - She touched AIDS victims at a time when no one would touch them  dancingme   Aug-31-07 09:04 AM   #54 
  - My heart broke for her boys  JNelson6563   Aug-31-07 09:12 AM   #56 
  - She should have been with them, rather than partying in Paris. nt  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:39 PM   #128 
     - Well then she deserved what she got!  JNelson6563   Sep-01-07 07:47 AM   #171 
  - Sad for her family and her fans. She seemed to be finally coming into  applegrove   Aug-31-07 12:54 PM   #58 
  - Phhhht.  stirlingsliver   Aug-31-07 12:56 PM   #59 
  - She should have been wearing a seat belt.  sofedupwithbush   Sep-01-07 12:57 AM   #146 
  - A sad tale,with a tragic end.  Swede   Aug-31-07 12:58 PM   #60 
  - She was just as manipulative as the Royal Family in that marriage.  terrya   Aug-31-07 01:22 PM   #62 
  - I'm torn.......  Darth_Kitten   Aug-31-07 07:27 PM   #108 
  - Stone fox.  MrCoffee   Aug-31-07 01:25 PM   #63 
  - Someone that got in over her head  ronnykmarshall   Aug-31-07 01:49 PM   #64 
  - You said it ronny  Chovexani   Aug-31-07 09:20 PM   #115 
  - Seat belts save lives. n/t  WritersBlock   Aug-31-07 01:52 PM   #65 
  - She was very needy.  Ron_Green   Aug-31-07 01:53 PM   #66 
  - LOL!!! A real pain in the ass, eh? nt  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:54 PM   #138 
  - Not sure why MSNBC re-ran her funeral today at lunchtime  48percenter   Aug-31-07 02:00 PM   #67 
  - It's The First Step On The Way  stirlingsliver   Aug-31-07 02:29 PM   #69 
  - I think we have morbid fascination with death, sex, and stardom  Annces   Aug-31-07 03:28 PM   #73 
  - She would be so proud of her Sons today...  KiraBS   Aug-31-07 03:41 PM   #74 
  - Why? What exactly have they done to warrant pride?  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 05:01 PM   #85 
     - You really have a lot of hate.  ronnykmarshall   Aug-31-07 05:08 PM   #89 
     - ...and some people...  mrfrapp   Aug-31-07 05:43 PM   #95 
     - Um, ok  ronnykmarshall   Aug-31-07 05:45 PM   #96 
     - As someone that is British I am not entirely anti-Royal....  KiraBS   Sep-01-07 08:27 AM   #175 
        - I have dual British and Canadian citizenship and I'm not anti-royal  cgrindley   Sep-01-07 08:42 AM   #177 
           - Apparently Diana is a descendant of the last real King of England.....  Darth_Kitten   Sep-01-07 01:15 PM   #185 
     - I think you are missing the point.....  Darth_Kitten   Aug-31-07 07:22 PM   #106 
     - They party 24/7, can't forget that..........  Darth_Kitten   Aug-31-07 07:18 PM   #104 
     - Don't forget the Nazi armband  cgrindley   Aug-31-07 07:36 PM   #112 
     - Yep, they learned a lot from their mother. nt  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:42 PM   #130 
     - They put together a memorial for her..and a concert planned it in detail.  KiraBS   Sep-01-07 08:15 AM   #173 
     - I think you have a screwy idea of what pride is for  cgrindley   Sep-01-07 08:34 AM   #176 
     - Um, Harry WANTED to go  Prophet 451   Sep-01-07 02:18 PM   #195 
  - I liked her, I thought she brought elements of nobility that were not existant...  bridgit   Aug-31-07 03:44 PM   #75 
  - Agree -- in a very real way Diana was the one who was more believably "royal" ---  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:31 AM   #158 
  - She was a person who finally found her calling  blues90   Aug-31-07 03:52 PM   #76 
  - Kind. Hot. Dead. That pretty much sums it up.  11 Bravo   Aug-31-07 04:08 PM   #79 
  - Feel sorry for her  Jed Dilligan   Aug-31-07 05:02 PM   #86 
  - Yes, she did!  Libby2   Sep-01-07 04:49 AM   #163 
  - Quite frankly I thought she was overhyped.  MrSlayer   Aug-31-07 05:08 PM   #88 
  - Same here. I never got the hype.  lizzy   Aug-31-07 07:23 PM   #107 
  - Proof of the power of propaganda  mrfrapp   Aug-31-07 05:13 PM   #91 
  - Agreed. n/t  kitty44   Aug-31-07 07:19 PM   #105 
  - The people in this thread bashing Di are beyond disgusting.  Odin2005   Aug-31-07 05:13 PM   #92 
  - People can have different opinions of her ...  ronnykmarshall   Aug-31-07 05:16 PM   #93 
  - Yeah... what did she ever do to them to make them hate her so much?  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 05:41 PM   #94 
     - You're So Right!  stirlingsliver   Aug-31-07 06:00 PM   #99 
     - If you really don't want to hear people's opinions...  theHandpuppet   Aug-31-07 07:30 PM   #110 
        - What I want to know is: specfically what action did she do, that caused you to hate her?  bob_weaver   Sep-01-07 09:13 AM   #180 
  - I adored her.  Horse with no Name   Aug-31-07 06:00 PM   #98 
  - A Beautiful Soul who loved all  proud patriot   Aug-31-07 06:06 PM   #100 
  - I remember being shocked when she died  classicfilmfan   Aug-31-07 06:06 PM   #101 
  - My thoughts? She's DEAD. Let her rest in peace. eom  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-31-07 07:28 PM   #109 
  - She did a lot of humanitarian work  Mutineer   Aug-31-07 07:32 PM   #111 
  - Too bad she didn't READ BOOKS  spooked   Aug-31-07 08:22 PM   #113 
  - Or wear seat belts.  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:43 PM   #131 
  - She's lost a lot of weight and looks like a skeleton?  Ghost in the Machine   Aug-31-07 09:27 PM   #116 
  - LOL!! nt  mycritters2   Aug-31-07 11:44 PM   #132 
  - Thoughts on Diana...hmmm...have none. She's 10 years dead. RIP.  wienerdoggie   Aug-31-07 10:33 PM   #118 
  - Your post gives you away. You obviously have some thoughts on Diana...you posted in this thread,.  Beausoir   Aug-31-07 11:32 PM   #123 
     - Yes, you've caught me in the "shop-worn meme" of honestly not  wienerdoggie   Aug-31-07 11:49 PM   #136 
        - Ah! Barf! We have that in common!  Beausoir   Aug-31-07 11:58 PM   #140 
  - For the record - when I started this thread, the picture was one of Diana, not Niagara Falls  bob_weaver   Aug-31-07 10:36 PM   #119 
  - Thanks for the clarification  TorchesAndPitchforks   Sep-01-07 12:01 AM   #141 
  - She Lived up to her name (Princess Die) n/t  Wiley50   Aug-31-07 10:39 PM   #120 
  - How very clever. No...really..I laughed my ass off over that joke. You are talented in the comedy.  Beausoir   Aug-31-07 11:35 PM   #125 
  - As expected...this thread has brought out the very worst elements of DU. Chastising her children  Beausoir   Aug-31-07 11:26 PM   #122 
  - She was FAR too good for Prince Whatshisname (n/t)  Triana   Aug-31-07 11:33 PM   #124 
  - terrible  Superman Returns   Aug-31-07 11:40 PM   #129 
  - I agree. Fuck them. I cried like hell the night she died. nt  Colorado Progressive   Sep-01-07 12:02 AM   #143 
  - isn't she related to George Bush? Spencers?  bambino   Aug-31-07 11:51 PM   #137 
  - I admire Diana infinitely for the way she managed a society  sfexpat2000   Aug-31-07 11:55 PM   #139 
  - Very nicely put. Zoom! Right to the heart of it.  Old Crusoe   Sep-01-07 06:28 AM   #166 
  - My thoughts?  Prophet 451   Sep-01-07 12:01 AM   #142 
  - very reasoned post explaining your feelings about her  CitizenLeft   Sep-01-07 01:47 PM   #190 
     - Oh, I liked her well enough  Prophet 451   Sep-01-07 02:04 PM   #193 
  - Undeserving of the hagiography she's received.  LostInAnomie   Sep-01-07 12:23 AM   #144 
  - she's dead. can we move on now?  bpeale   Sep-01-07 12:28 AM   #145 
  - For me, the memory of Diana remains and I think she should inspire all of us --  defendandprotect   Sep-01-07 01:35 AM   #159 
  - So much hatred in this thread!!  Clinton Crusader   Sep-01-07 07:21 AM   #170 
  - don't have one thought about her.  spanone   Sep-01-07 08:18 AM   #174 
  - Tired of hearing about her.  RiDuvessa   Sep-01-07 08:47 AM   #178 
  - Couldn't Care Less.  baby_mouse   Sep-01-07 01:14 PM   #184 
  - Parasite with a conscience  mitchum   Sep-01-07 01:35 PM   #187 
  - I couldn't care less  itsrobert   Sep-01-07 02:07 PM   #194 
  - Don't have any.  dicksteele   Sep-01-07 05:19 PM   #204 
  - Hmmm....  socialdemocrat1981   Sep-03-07 08:40 AM   #207 
 

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