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Re: "keep your friends close but your enemies closer"

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on April 02, 2004

In Reply to: "Keep your friends close but your enemies closer" posted by nmatt@aol.com on April 01, 2004

: I think the person who orginally said "keep your friends close but your enimies closer" was Mobutu, a ruler of Zaire\the Congo who manipulated several politicians into giving him money and allowing him to stay in power

I guess Mobutu lived near the cemetery, then...

Anyway, I heard the "friends close... enemies closer..." line in a beer commercial a few years back. Radio, New York market, upscale/yuppy product, but I forget which beer it was. Might've been a beer alternative.