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Lysenko

Re: The tag line

The first one is roughly analogous to: "If my Aunt were a man she would be my Uncle." and assorted other idioms puncturing excuses of the form: "We would have succeeded if not for [something absolutely fundamental]".

The second is an jab at foreigners misconceptions and misrepresentations of Russia, ironically referencing the image of a "towering, majestic Cranberry Tree" when such a thing is an absurdity since cranberries come from small bushes.

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