Curses, foiled again!

Victory is ours. Defeat is the devil’s

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In the ’60’s,  there was a cartoon series created by Jim Ward that chronicled the villanies of Snidely Whiplash in Dudley Do-Right of the Mounties.  He is a stereotypical villain with a tall black top hat and cape and a long nose and mustache. He tries everything he can to get rid of Dudley Do-Right, the man who can do no wrong, and foil the Mounties, usually smuggling things across the border, kidnapping Nell Fenwick, or trying to take over the Mountie’s post. Snidely knows he is a villain and takes pride in it.  Will Canada ever be safe? How many damsels can you tie onto a train track? In a great parody of silent films, Snidely took enjoyment by tying ladies (mainly Nell) to railways and let them sit. Luckily his plans were always foiled by some way or another by the good-doer, Dudley DoDo-Right.  Evil would triumph…

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