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Know Your Omars

Little vs. Suleiman? Oh, indeed.

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Omar & Omar.(Moshe Milner/GPO/Getty Images/HBO/Len Small/Tablet Magazine)

With it looking more and more likely that Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman will rule Egypt, at least for a time, we were wondering how President Obama feels about him. Then we remembered that Obama has said his favorite Wire character is Omar Little. And that got us thinking …

ENEMY
Omar Little: Brother Mouzone.
Omar Suleiman: Muslim Brotherhood.

HELP FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT:
Omar Little: A trip to NYC to cool off for a while.
Omar Suleiman: $1.5 billion a year.

FRIEND IN HIGH PLACE
Omar Little: President Obama.
Omar Suleiman: President Obama? (Spoilers after jump)

CHILDHOOD REBELLION
Omar Little: From West Baltimore ghetto, hotbed of drug dealers; robs drug-dealers.
Omar Suleiman: From Qena in southern Egypt, hotbed of Islamic fundamentalists; tortures Islamic fundamentalists.

ASSASSINATIONS
Omar Little: Assassinated Stringer Bell.
Omar Suleiman: Prevented assassination of Hosni Mubarak.

CREW
Omar Little: Extremely small, ever-changing crew.
Omar Suleiman: Extremely large, ever-changing.

NON-COMBATANTS
Omar Little: Anyone not in the game.
Omar Suleiman: Anyone who doesn’t try to oppose the regime.

DAYS OF REST
Omar Little: Observes Sunday truce.
Omar Suleiman: Fought in Six Day War.

CURSES?
Omar Little: Has never used an obscenity in public.
Omar Suleiman: Has never used an obscenity in public.

MOTTO:
Omar Little: “You come at the king, you best not miss.”
Omar Suleiman: TBD

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Um, maybe you should put a SPOILER ALERT and keep major plot spoilers below the jump. I know my mom reads this and I know she intends to watch the rest of the show, including the enormous season 3 spoiler you’ve put right up front.

News sites can’t be held responsible for spoiling narratives more than six years after they air on television.

Dan Klein says:

I have long thought that Tablet’s motto should be changed., “Marc Tracy is here: Protect your mother.”

B”H Shvat. 28‏‎, 5771At: http://www.englishquickly.com , pg. 2, you may read my earnest efforts to portray a vision towards a secure freedom. I would like to draw attention to a topic that the world’s statesmen seem to be coating in milk chocolate but failing to realize the bitterness of the situation. We are not discussing problems of democracy as concern the governments of Jordan or Egypt when we look for quips and phrases, such as: The Israeli government wants America to provide am umbrella under which we can fight off the possibility of a joint pan Arabian military attack against Israel. Such as: the youthful generation of Palestinians – which propagate faster than popcorn in burning oil (the Arabian Knights aren’t being suckered into the lost of life, they just multiply and migrate; becoming citizen residents whom conscripted to either side if the price is right. As such, the American government talks about financial support being reduced, meaning they too could be conscripted to the fight for international Pan Arabian conquest, and will eventually capitulate since the Anglo Saxon population adheres to the principles of population control and each generation are a diminished percent of the population, so they certainly can’t take the chance of protecting Israel to the degree it will endanger their illusive desire for secure borders not afflicted by such wars as they have waged all over the world against indigenous populations of America, South America, Africa, and Asia. The best game is adjust contemporary society to the cultural restriction exemplary of Semitic principles, individual responsibility, family, community, nation and international cooperation for the benefit of mankind, the trees, mountains, animals and birds. We have lost the cultural instinct to create monuments out of nature because we lust after carnal pleasure for it own sake as in pursuits of distraction, treating each other as machinery assembly line, and not life. Comfort is incidental to life.

The show ended like 3-4 yrs ago “Dave” there has to be some statue of limitations on spoiler alerts.

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