The very first James Bond movie had Joseph Wiseman playing the heavy.
Dr. No from 1962
The first short-fingered vulgarian?
The Den, as you see in the profile description, is "from the school they tore down before they built the Old School" so we will continue to chide, mock, belittle, disparage, slight, scold, slur, jibe, affront, deprecate, and call-out as the situation warrants. Public debate has deteriorated into an orgy of operatic hissy fits so there is much work to be done. Targets will be chosen with care, salvos well measured, responses proportional, and escalation of force yearned for.
We don't do snippy.
|This is the only setting GSL wishes to see a woman holding a golf club only GSL wouldn't need a gun to bring things to a favorable resolution...and neither did Bond, James Bond.|
Today we want to acknowledge two fine examples of our mission by esteemed predecessors.
Back when Graydon Carter was at Spy, he referred to Donald Trump as the "short-fingered vulgarian".
|The Den's KGB mole sent us a pic from their Trump file of The Donald before being done up in the morning. Just look at those chubby little fingers.|
|American Man of Letters, Public Intellectual, and Feudist par excellence, Gore Vidal.|
|A young Teddy Kennedy.|