Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Stop Ismail Now, Before He Kisses Again! 

Love can heal the world, but a little aloe for that whisker burn wouldn't hurt either:

Incoming Hamas Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh kisses a girl, as he arrives for the first session of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City,Monday March 6, 2006. [...] (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
Worryingly, however, this is not the first child traumatized by Haniyeh's awkward lips:

It seems to me that a certain overly-affectionate somebody needs to confront the fact that he's in total denial of a serious problem. I only wish I could help, but it's probably still a bit premature to bring in Ismail's close friends Mahmoud Zahar, Mohammed Abu Teir and Mariam Farhat -- the Splat Pack. Ismail is still too deep in denial for an intervention to succeed, but the Arabic on the wall must be getting clearer. The only thing between Ismail and a protracted stay at the Betty Ford Clinic for Problematic Political Puckerers is an abrasive brush with rock bottom:

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