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    • Yoram
    • 14.12.05 | 21:04 (IST)

    (ring, ring) " Hello, Arik Sharon here." "Hello this is Assad, I need a favor if you don't mind, can you give me the name of a good Washington lobbyist? " " Yes Assad, I have several here on my rolodex, why?" " Well Sharon, we are having a problem explaining the legitimate Syrian policy of targeted assassination to the Mehlis investigation. " " Assad, that man was not a terrorist. " " Well, hey, that is why I need the lobbyist Sharon. Listen, while I have you on the phone, I have a question. If things don't go well here for me after your election, do you think I can become the head of Labor? I am eastern and have a mustache. And I know how to take care of party troublemakers. " " I will take it up with Shimon, Assad. " "Thank you Sharon, and oh, by the way Ahmadinejad wanted me to convey his greetings to the little satan zionist land usurpers that have no place in the middle east. He wants to know, are you ready to move to Vienna yet? " " Well Assad, thank him for me and tell him we will be visiting him soon enough. Bye Assad. " "Bye Sharon, and remember to ask Peres about that Labor job for me."

    from the article: What to do with Ahmadinejad
    First published 00:00 14.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 14.12.05
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