'Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter'
George Bush surprised world leaders with a joke about his poor record on the environment as he left the G8 summit in Japan.
The American leader, who has been condemned throughout his presidency for failing to tackle climate change, ended a private meeting with the words: "Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter."
He then punched the air while grinning widely, as the rest of those present including Gordon Brown and Nicolas Sarkozy looked on in shock.
Mr Bush, whose second and final term as President ends at the end of the year, then left the meeting at the Windsor Hotel in Hokkaido where the leaders of the world's richest nations had been discussing new targets to cut carbon emissions.
(from The Telegraph.co.uk)
Why does shit like this always happen while The Daily Show is on hiatus? I've noticed that the weirdest, most satire-worthy events take place during those weeks when Jon Stewart and Colbert are off, as if public figures are using their absence as a "get out of jail free" card. Meanwhile, between this and the Jesse Jackson Obama comments, I'm going nuts (no pun intended) imagining the field day Stewart and Colbert would've had with this stuff.
I mean, come on. "He then punched the air while grinning widely, as the rest of those present including Gordon Brown and Nicolas Sarkozy looked on in shock"? Seriously, COME ON. That can't be real. Am I on the Truman Show? It's like an Onion article come to life. What place is there for satire when real life is this farcical? What could you add to this scene to make it more ridiculous? "He then squatted and defecated in the doorway before moonwalking out of the room while pretending to fire six-shooters at the heads-of-state left in the room." See? That adds nothing. The whole situation is already as stupid as it can get.
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