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Sarcasm that was too subtle

From: Parthasarati Dileepan (MFPD_at_UTCVM.UTC.EDU)
Date: Mon Aug 28 1995 - 08:35:36 PDT

Dileepan said:

>>Jayalalitha, the unchallenged leader of ADMK,
>>the party owing direct allegiance to such great
>>"rationalist" leaders as C.N.Annadurai and
>>E.V.Ramasamy Naiker, J. Jayalalitha is the best thing
>>that has happened to temples in Tamilnadu in a long


K. Sreekrishna replied:


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>So the RATIONALITY you are ascribing to these leaders
>or their followers never was!


     The *rational* within quotes in my original
     post was in jest, it seems a clumsy jest.
     I was trying to point out the irnoy of present
     day followers of EVR and CNA who derided the
     faithful with statements such as "kadavuLai
     nambubavan muttaaL,"  proclaiming JJ, a corrupt
     megalomaniac and an apparent believer, as the
     greatest thing that has happened to their movement.
     Whether or not EVR and CNA are great and/or rational,
     I am unconcerned.


     --  Dileepan