Global Village Idiot: Dubya, Dunces, and One Last Word - download pdf or read online

By John O'Farrell

ISBN-10: 0802140386

ISBN-13: 9780802140388

Winner of the simplest Columnist of the yr on the British Liars’ Awards and Britain’s most interesting satirist, O’Farrell takes lifeless goal in international Village fool at cellphones, awards ceremonies, genetic sheep splicers, America’s correct wing cabal of dunces, dunderheads, dimwits, and the large ‘D’ himself. “Just once we suggestion the lawlessness in Iraq was once over,” O’Farrell observes, “even extra blatant incidents of looting have started. With handkerchiefs overlaying their faces, rioters approximately the peak of George Bush and Donald Rumsfeld kicked within the gates of the biggest oilfield and grabbed the keys of the fuel vans. ‘Yee-haw! It’s all ours! thousands of barrels of the stuff’ they laughed. ‘Yup!’ additional the chief ‘ and this masks promises my anonymousinity!’ So in spite of everything those years there quite is this sort of individual because the Thief of Baghdad. other than surprisingly his accessory sounded vaguely Texan.”

A author for the groundbreaking tv express Spitting photo and contributor to the screenplay for the hit motion picture bird Run, O’Farrell meticulously researched his conclusions “by spending 5 mins on the net after which giving up.” And whereas O’Farrell’s sharpest barbs and stingers have usually been written to return out of the mouths of ugly puppets and Claymation chickens, this time round he retains the simplest traces for himself: ‘‘With the election of the forty third President of the U.S., the worldwide village is complete,” O’Farrell writes. “’It has its personal worldwide village idiot.’”

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