[Ads-l] circle the wagons

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 25 09:37:58 EDT 2018


Of course, it might just be a failed ad-lib elaboration of "circle around."

JL

On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 9:30 AM Dennis During <dcduring at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is that like a circular firing squad?
>
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2018, 09:09 Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> > Get ready:
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> >  "To surround and close in."
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> > Michael Smerconish on CNN opines that the various immunities being
> granted
> > to Cohen, Pecker, etc., means that "The Southern District is circling the
> > wagons around the president."
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> > JL
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