[Ads-l] domino

Christopher Philippo toff at MAC.COM
Fri Sep 16 12:35:53 EDT 2016

On Sep 16, 2016, at 11:26 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
> And for those of us of a certain age, the variously shaped pieces on a map of Southeast Asia.  Topplability is key.

Somebody really missed a marketing chance there.  “Domino Theory”: the tabletop domino toppling game with pieces shaped like countries.

> Ali Vitali
> ‏@alivitali
> And now, amid breakdown of the event, the whole backdrop just toppled over domino style. Thankfully no one hurt.
> 9:02 AM - 16 Sep 2016

Reporter is commenting on hotel promotion tour/faux press conference wherein He Who Must Not Be Named admitted the President was born in the US, after having claimed for years he was not and then refused to take questions.  Oh symbolism, why must you be so obvious sometimes?
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