Wednesday, May 17, 2006

It Has Been A While...

...since I've posted anything satirical. This one isn't even my own idea, but I wish it were:
Bush Demands That Iran Halt Production of Long Letters Posted on May 12, 2006 By Andy Borowitz

Days after receiving an 18-page letter from Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President George W. Bush called the lengthy missive "an act of war" and demanded that Iran halt its production of long letters at once.

At the White House, aides said that writing a letter of such length to President Bush, who is known for his extreme distaste for reading, was the most provocative act Mr. Ahmadinejad could have possibly committed. [...]
In the realm of US popular culture, there are TV shows and movies that contain no good people. All the the characters are unlikeable. It is hard to believe that such shows even exist. But somebody must like them, or else they would just go away.

The current situation with Iran is like that. No good guys. It is hard to believe that our government is acting the way it is, but someone in Washington must like it, or else they would stop. And like popular culture, this is not going to go away.