Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, you used to write about silly sports around the world, but not lately.
Fair enough. Here are some photos of a rough-and-tumble Buzkashi match in Tajikistan yesterday.
Yes. Goat-grabbing. Players try to make goals with a goat carcass. It’s where we get the phrase “getting your goat.”
I’m not sure I believe that. Do they actually pick up the goat from the bare ground?
Blog Guy, I’m just a regular dude selling strawberry shortcake down here in Florida. I have a recurring nightmare that one day a presidential candidate will just stick his big grinning face right through my window.
That would push me over the edge, for sure. What are the actual chances of this kind of a strawberry shortcake window political intrusion?
b) Wolverines stole his parachute
c) He told the others he just had to go to the bathroom first
d) He is the King of Spain
Okay, the right answer is d). As they observed in that famous movie line, “It’s good to be the king.”
Today’s topic is the media’s coverage of politics. In recent days we’ve heard our presidential candidates complain about “gotcha journalism” and other press tactics.
How do politicians show their frustration? Well, Chuvit Kamolvisit, a candidate in Thailand who was irritated by tough questions in a live television interview, physically assaulted the journalist.
Blog Guy, my friend and I are debating which is the most elite military force on Earth. What would you say?
Yes, I checked it out, and there is a very active group called Spain for McCain.
You didn’t check anything out. You just wanted to use that headline, didn’t you?