Friday, September 07, 2007

News: Misleading headlines.

The link at the CNN.com homepage said "Bush spars with South Korean president", and I got all excited and clicked on it, but when the page opened, there wasn't any kung fu fighting, just an argument about Iraq. Quelle pisser.

10 comments:

The Earth Bound Misfit said...

They were also arguing about getting a peace treaty done with North Korea.

A real fight would have been far more entertaining. I think I'd bet on the South Korean to kick Dubya's ass. If such a fight were in the cards, I might even give odds.

HTRN said...

He might be able to take Bush.

Cheney on the other hand, would probably wing him :)

Tam said...

eb-misfit,

I dunno, the Shrub's got probably six inches of reach on the Korean dude. I don't know how strong his kung fu is, however.

7.62x54r said...

My first thought was lances on horseback, and then American style boxing. Oh well.

The Earth Bound Misfit said...

Not just the reach, Tam. El Shrubo doesn't strike me as being the kind of person who can take a punch.

LawDog said...

Not just the reach, Tam. El Shrubo doesn't strike me as being the kind of person who can take a punch.

He played rugby for Yale. If you can't take a punch, you don't last on a rugby pitch for a game, much less a couple of years.

LabRat said...

I've given up all hope of Dubya coming up with as frank a diplomatic exchange as his father puking on the Japanese Prime Minister during the height of our economic tensions with them.

The Earth Bound Misfit said...

I thought he was a cheerleader for the rugby team, not a player.

Don Gwinn said...

In America, rugby is probably better fight training than Tae Kwon Do. In Korea, maybe not.

LawDog said...

I thought he was a cheerleader for the rugby team, not a player.

According to the Yale Daily News

http://tinyurl.com/38cwtq

Bush was a fullback on a team full of international students, most of whom had been playkmxexying the game since childhood.