For the few of you who can't quote every Anthony Michael Hall movie by heart, the line in question is from a pot-smoking scene in The Breakfast Club -- which still doesn't give any hints as to what the fuck this guy meant by it, other than "I can reference things." And while Himes didn't offer any elaboration to the numerous replies asking for clarification, he did take the time out to bow to the only person who got it.
"Note that while my opponents claim to support The BC, their IMDb voting record
clearly shows them ranking Pretty in Pink higher."
Japan and China Are Battling Over Who's the Bigger Voldemort
When you're selected to represent your government in another nation, it's expected that you should at least make an effort to immerse yourself in their culture. China and Japan's ambassadors in Britain apparently immersed themselves a little too deeply, as a diplomatic impasse turned into a Harry Potter fanboy pissing match. When China's British ambassador wrote an op-ed column about the Japanese PM's visit to a war memorial, he found no better metaphor than "If militarism is like the haunting Voldemort of Japan, the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo is a kind of horcrux."
chinese-embassy.org.uk, Department of Defense
Left to right: China's ambassador (Team Edward), Japan's prime minister (Team Jacob).
Rather than saying "What the fuck is a horcrux?" as a 62-year-old man probably should have, Japan's ambassador said "Oh, it's on" and shot back in kind with a carefully placed opinion piece that urged China to either "seek dialogue" or "play the role of Voldemort." Ralph Fiennes has since declared war on both countries.
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