Friday, May 16, 2008

Diplomatic Ice Breaker

Barack Obama has declared his willingness to sit down and talk face to face with Iranian supreme poobah Ali Husseini Khamenei. How to break the ice ? How about discussing the hassle of having a very inconvenient middle name, and the great advantage of the final i which, for all I know, makes a huge difference for people who want to run countries that hate the late Saddam Hussein.

Ok I cheated on my English spelling of Khameini's middle name which is transliterated as HosaynĂ® by wikipedia, but you can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.

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