MAINE’S MURAL MAJORITY AND THE BLAINE HOUSE BRUTE Posted By: Thrasybulus 12/23/2012 3:57:10 PM Frary Home Companion, by Professor John Frary Original Article
Fortunately it has now subsided into feeble simmering, but many feared that the early 2011 eruption of outrage in the Pine Tree State might evolve into something like the bloody 1835-1843 Dismailian Mural Wars.
For those unfamiliar with history of the nineteenth century tragedy, the circumstances were as follows. In April 1835 the Grand Vizier of the Sultanate of Lower Dismailia happened to be visiting the Ministry of Marital Felicity when he spied a mural which appeared to incorporate seventeen images of his most annoying ex-wives. Incensed, he ordered its immediate removal.