Bashar al-Assad Ides of March caricature and Top Ten Ides of March jokes

“How come none of history’s worst dictators ever had to beware the Ides of March?” — Yasha Harari

“Top 10 Ides of March jokes”
10. Haiku: On the Ides of March, tyrants do not need to make plans for late night meals.
9. Lobbyists: When special interest groups stab you in the back, it’s not personal, it’s just the Ides.
8. Community: Where everybody know your omen.
7. Curiosity: If Christians put up crucifixes on Easter, why don’t Romans put up daggers on the Ides of Mars?
6. Alcohol: Ides Beer: Comes with an ugly warning that in your case, the end is nigh.
5. Three stiff words: Ides of starch.
4. Health Care: Going under the knife is covered under the Ides policy.
3. Politics: The Ides of March. Just when you thought it was safe to go and play in the Roman Senate.
2. Economics: The Ides of March can’t fix the economy, and they can’t hurt it all that badly, either, unless you skip St. Patrick’s Day and the NCAA March Madness college basketball championship tournament.
… and the #1 Ides of March joke is:
1. Military: If you order a military operation to execute the Ides in your historical times, then you really are also Brutus.
Reference: Yasha Harari for