Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Top Ten Tuesdays: How are we promoting peace in the Middle East?

Special extended negotiations edition!

12) Settling question of Palestinian state on special episode of Deal or No Deal.

11) Conducting workshops on how to enact the policies you want despite overwhelming domestic political opposition.

10) Insisting that our allies can be a civilian dictator or a military dictator, but not both.

9) Giving oppressed people a taste of freedom by filling their lungs with the sweet water of non-torture.

8) Easing tensions by having Arab leaders roasted at the Friar's Club by America's best Jewish comedians.

7) Proposing signing of Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty in exchange for one night with Condoleeza Rice.

6) Outsourcing peace process to Blackwater.

5) Working through Holocaust denial issues on Oprah's couch.

4) Getting Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas to pledge to be in each other's five.

3) Harnessing the lasting power of small talk, forced handshakes, and photo ops.

2) Staring at the Middle East with a steely squint until it decides to be peaceful, or until term is up.

1) One ammo clip at a time.


Brendan said...

Great TTT! Especially: steely squint. That says it all about GWB and his utter lack of substance.

Noelle said...

What is with the photo ops?

Churlita said...

I would even think about watching Oprah if #5 were real.

Kathleen said...

13) threatening to go to war with another country in the Middle East.

14) promising to appoint one of the architects of the Iraq War to a new position in the 2008 Democratic administration.

Kathleen said...

15) winning the bake-off through use of shock and awe.

almostinfamous said...


Distributorcap said...

you forgot about Shoe Shopping in the west bank bazaars with Condi

Brando said...

Oh, Condi and her shoe shopping. I had forgotten about that.

BOSSY said...

17) Employing the Spears/Federline lawyers.