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Thursday, September 6, 2007

Pain and Laughter

posted by on September 6 at 12:58 PM

The pain can be seen on the face of a sheep that appears for a quick moment in John Howard’s YouTube plea for peace during the The Pacific Rim Summit—tellingly, the Australian prime minister’s plea is not directed at terrorists but at the rowdy members of the global justice movement.

As for the laughter, you will find it here:

Comedians Ride Fake Motorcade Through Summit Security

Cast members of an Australian TV comedy show one dressed as Osama bin Laden drove through two security checkpoints Thursday before being stopped near the Sydney, Australia, hotel where President Bush is staying.

The stunt embarrassed Sydney police who have imposed the tightest security measures in the city’s history for a summit of leaders from Pacific Rim countries.

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Awesome! Some protesters are hella lame (the commies and cultists that derail every protest in Seattle), and some are kickin' ass.

Posted by christopher | September 6, 2007 1:11 PM

They should try that stunt while booking a White House tour. I bet they would get into the White questions asked.

Posted by Just Me | September 6, 2007 1:32 PM

Severely cool. And points out how silly living in fear is.

Posted by Will in Seattle | September 6, 2007 3:00 PM

Yes, but were they wearing orange? Get Frizzelle on this!

Posted by kid icarus | September 6, 2007 3:28 PM

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