Meanwhile, in a socialist paradise not all that far away

The Dingbats have been known by many names in many countries throughout history, but Dingbats is my favorite term for ‘em.
I can think of a few examples, here, too.
Story-1 (Maduro, Venezuela)
Story-2 (Noriega’s dingbats, Panama)
Cultural ref, no clip (The cheaper the crook the gaudier the patter, The Maltese Falcon)


  1. dick, not quite dead white guy
    Posted January 10, 2019 at 2:34 pm |

    I think they’re called “Antifa” here.

  2. Posted January 10, 2019 at 3:37 pm |

    Antifa. Yep. Spot on.

    Doug, wasn’t the image used in a Mitsubishi TV commercial? :)

  3. DougM (a 20th-Century guy)
    Posted January 10, 2019 at 7:09 pm |

    ^ *heh* Dunno.
    Wouldn’t be surprised.