Friday, July 25, 2008

The Chosen One?

"As word spread throughout the land about the Child's wondrous works, peoples from all over flocked to hear him; Hittites and Abbasids; Obamacons and McCainiacs; Cameroonians and Blairites.

And they told of strange and wondrous things that greeted the news of the Child's journey. Around the world, global temperatures began to decline, and the ocean levels fell and the great warming was over.

The Great Prophet Algore of Nobel and Oscar, who many had believed was the anointed one, smiled and told his followers that the Child was the one generations had been waiting for.

And there were other wonderful signs. In the city of the Street at the Wall, spreads on interbank interest rates dropped like manna from Heaven and rates on credit default swaps fell to the ground as dead birds from the almond tree, and the people who had lived in foreclosure were able to borrow again..."

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/gerard_baker/article4392846.ece

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brent-baker/2008/07/24/cant-contain-exhilaration-over-world-stage-messiah-obama

http://obamamessiah.blogspot.com/

2 comments:

cristina said...

I remember seeing that picture of Obama in the news and really freaked me out!

Jim V. said...

great satire on Timesonline. I'm going to share that with a few folks! :)