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Saturday, December 10, 2016
Jordan royal buffoon likes to CBS 60 minutes and the correspondent is impressed
Look this stupid interview with the Jordanian royal joke. He tells the interviewer that Jordanian government went after those who were personally responsible for the burning of the Jordanian pilot. But those men were all masked. How did this dumb king know their identity? And he starts his fib by saying that they killed them all but in the conversation he then says that they will kill them all eventually. And the correspondent is impressed with the fact that the king ordered the execution of a man and a woman in response to ISIS burning of the pilot.
Comic by Terry Furry, reproduced from "Heard the One About the Funny Leftist?" by Cris Thompson, East Bay Express
As'ad AbuKhalil, born March 16, 1960. From Tyre, Lebanon, grew up in Beirut. Received his BA and MA from American University of Beirut in pol sc. Came to US in 1983 and received his PhD in comparative government from Georgetown University. Taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Served as a Scholar-in-Residence at Middle East Institute in Washington DC. He served as free-lance Middle East consultant for NBC News and ABC News, an experience that only served to increase his disdain for maintream US media. He is now professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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