261: Regarding Mussolini
Title text: Constantly stopping these briefings halfway through is becoming a pain.
Godwin's Law states that all conversations on the Internet, given enough time will devolve into comparisons to Hitler or the Nazis. A common expansion on this law dictates that, when Hitler or Nazis are mentioned, the conversation immediately ends and the person who made the reference is declared the loser. The scene in the comic is generals of the Allied forces briefing each other and strategizing defenses and offensive positions. Of course in World War II, most of the conversations would at some point come to the Nazis (as they were kind of a big part of WWII).
- [Three people are standing around a map. One of them is pushing something with a stick.]
- [A messenger arrives.]
- Messenger: General, Italian forces have entered Egypt.
- General: As I expected. This is a foolish move by Mussolini, but like Hitler he will no doubt force his commanders to—
- Messenger: Hey. Godwin's Law.
- General: Dammit.
- General: You know, this may become a problem.