Guess it wasn’t a total loss after all.
The enemy blasted themselves in a corner cove
Its the gift that keeps on giving.
That is what I call a pyrrhic victory.
Reminds me of what an English guy told me…the Spanish navy has ordered glass bottomed ships so as to be able to observe the old Spanish navy.
From the jaws of defeat . . .
Let’s call it evens then, Fink.
Fleet enema is what hit me when I saw Fleet! Don’t know why? That would probably have been brought on without assistance?
That’s the way to make lemonade!
It’s a variation on “then I hit the guy in the fist with my nose!”
What a brilliant tactic. The admiral should get a medal, and then taken out a shot for killing his own sailors.
Plan ahead. As the old saw goes, “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.”
Common enough practice, very selective use of facts. Network news uses it consistently.
An early example of ‘Positive Spin’.
That was part of Fink’s “plan”:,
Wow! The kingdom of ID had a Fleet of ships?
The finks army is clueless all the time. This time it was enemy’s bad luck.
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