Monday, December 13, 2010

You Can't Make This Shit Up or We Are All T-Baggers Now

Andy Borowitz puts a crimp in diplomacy:


In Latest Compromise with GOP, Obama Agrees He is a Muslim

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) – In his latest effort to find common ground with Republicans in Congress, President Barack Obama said today that he was willing to agree that he is a Muslim.
Differences over his religious orientation have been a sore point between the President and his Republican foes for the past two years, but in agreeing that he is a Muslim Mr. Obama is sending a clear signal that he is trying to find consensus.
 This is Borowitz at his best, but is it good enough for this?


Saudi Media Fall for Borowitz Report Joke on HuffPost

...The satirical headline, "In Latest Compromise with GOP, Obama Agrees He is a Muslim," was reported as straight news by the Saudi newspaper Al-Hayat, one of the region's most influential publications, believed to be controlled by the Saudi interior ministry.
According to an official statement from the satire site, "The Borowitz Report is proud to be the official news source of the government of Saudi Arabia.
 Or this?

Saudi media fall for Obama Muslim joke

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