Gosh, it looks bigger in the postcards!

August 4, 2011

Blog Guy, your travel advice is the best! I want to take my family to see those presidents on Mount Rushmore, even though it’s in a very, very remote place.

Yes, let’s be honest. It’s not easy to get to Egypt.

Egypt? No, I think it’s much more remote than that, like in one of those Dakota states, or somewhere.

No, I’m pretty sure it’s Egypt, and judging from recent photos, it looks like maybe you should wait until they refurbish it. There’s graffiti, and one of the faces is smashed in.

I mean, President Anwar Sadat still looks okay, but Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln are pretty bad.

What? Are you an idiot? Why would Anwar Sadat be in a grouping of U.S. Presidents?

Well, there’s no explaining who’s going to turn up on a natural stone formation, is there? I guess we’re just lucky Joseph Stalin isn’t up there.

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An Egyptian man walks past a defaced giant statue of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) on the outskirts of Cairo August 2, 2011, a day before his trial. The statue also shows (L-R) Egyptian Nobel prize winner Ahmed Zewail, the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Egyptian novelist and Nobel Prize Winner Naguib Mahfouz. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

I think they have managed to completely blow off one face..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

This picture reminds me of the “Man in the Mountain” rock formation that you can see on the back of all the New Hampshire state quarters. Turns out that it’s the only place you can see it now, since that rock formation crumbled a few years back. :(

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

He’s back, skeres. Newly installed pillars when properly lined up while looking at the mountain, give the visual appearance that the “Old Man” is still there. Now, I’m tying up my running shoes because I know Shra can’t far away with the taser!

Posted by nhdave | Report as abusive

Bigger, eh? Does my rockface statue make me look fat?

Hey, who blew my nose??

Posted by flamenquito | Report as abusive

That’s spooky, Spin. That exact thing happened just five minutes ago.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

The graffiti translates to “Chuck Norris stubbed his toe here”.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Well, because its a sunny day here in Scotland and because its BG’s birthday today.. I give everyone a zap free pass ONLY for TODAY!!!
The zapper would be back in action tomorrow…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Hosni Mubarak,
Formerly a president -
Now without a state!

Hosni Mubarak,
One day a giant statue -
Now a gaping hole!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

Rally? It’s BG’s bday today? Happy birthday Bob.

Now about the zap free day…I think everyone should paste something educational here on purpose… :P

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

U will be on my zap list tomorrow, Malt..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Thanks Spin, but what do I look like, an ornithologist?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

That kind of takes us into Elmer Fudd territory, Spin. “My Pwesidency! It’s Waning!”

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Shra..I’m back.. was away from Internet for a few days and I just saw your zap threat. :P Bring it on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or just forget about it. :)

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive