Hey, I know you! You’re that GUY!

January 30, 2008

bogota-3-160.jpgBlog guy, I know you’ve given a lot of good career advice, helping to steer recent college grads away from bad jobs, so I’m wondering if you’ve seen rock bottom. I mean, a career path that is worse than all the awful ones you’ve warned us about.

You mean, one where I think wow, if that dude took a job looking down gun barrels or putting snakes in his mouth it would be a promotion? Yes, that would be Fernando Aguirre, an Osama bin Laden look-alike.

Wow! I see what you mean! And where does he work?

He patrols the most dangerous slums of Bogota, Colombia, and reports small crimes to police.

He does what? Yikes! Still, I see in the picture he carries a pretty wicked rifle.

Yeah. It’s a toy. I’m not making this up. Here’s a slideshow of Fernando on the “job” and here is a video report…

bogota-1-360.jpgFernando Aguirre, locally known as Osama Bin Laden, patrols a slum in Bogota January 17, 2008. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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The real Osama wouldn’t last two minutes in Bogota.

He looks like the spawn of Bin Laden’s dad and Gadaffi’s mother.

Posted by Cy Nical | Report as abusive

With a side order of Castro!

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

[thought bubble]You mean, Osama looks like ME!

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