Blog Guy, I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of seeing photos of world leaders and their bodyguards. You can always spot them, and they just look menacing. Isn’t there a better way to protect important people?
Quick quiz: Who would you LEAST like to find out is a bogus, untrained fraud?
a) The guy fixing your washing machine
b) The yard man trimming your magnolias
c) The accountant preparing your taxes
d) The plastic surgeon doing your breast implants
Yeah, I think most of us would have to go with that breast implant thing.
In Venezuela, police have arrested a man and woman accused of impersonating plastic surgeons and providing women with silicon breast and buttock implants from an illegal clinic in an apartment.
Quick quiz: These happy kids are smiling because…
A) They all got dates to the prom with cute, well-mannered boys
B) They are confident that healthcare reform will pass soon
C) Their high school is burning down behind them
D) Two tons of marijuana, heroin and cocaine is ablaze, and the wind may shift their way….
I’m not a trouble-maker. I do what I’m told. But a few days ago I made fun of the U.S. Census people for spending a fortune to send letters telling us our Census forms would arrive soon. I figure I’m alert enough to spot the form when it lands.
Those of us who make a modest living from the absurd, the ironic and the tasteless cannot sit back and watch other people run such things into the ground. I made the same point recently, when televangelist Pat Robertson hurtled totally off the absurdity scale in his comments about Haiti’s pact with the devil.