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17 Times Winston Churchill Proved He's The Prime Minister Of Burns

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You already know Churchill was a legendary British leader and a towering historical figure.

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But maybe you didn't know he was the master of the BURN.

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1. On Conservative politician and Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin:

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2. On British Labour politician Sir Stafford Cripps:

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3. On Deputy Prime Minister Herbert Morrison:

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4. Spoken to President Harry S. Truman on Prime Minister Clement Attlee:

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5. On Labour Party Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald:

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While this quote is often taken as referring to Clement Attlee, Scottish historian D.W. Brogan is cited in Safire's Political Dictionary confirming that this was applied to J. Ramsay MacDonald.

6. In response to the first female member of the British Parliament, Lady Nancy Astor:

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7. More on Conservative politician and Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin:

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8. On Irish Playwright George Bernard Shaw's play:

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9. In response to British Labour politician Bessie Braddock:

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10. On British politician and statesman Joseph Chamberlain:

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11. On British politician and statesman Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain:

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12. When disturbed by the Lord Privy Seal while in the toilet:

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13. On Conservative politician Rab Butler, in reference to Nelson, his cat:

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14. On Conservative politician Arthur Balfour:

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15. More on Prime Minister Clement Attlee:

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16. On Americans:

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17. On this list:

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