World Writes Open Letter To McCain

Posted by on Jul 27, 2008 in Humor, Politics | No Comments

“Ordinarily we do not interfere in America’s internal affairs,” said a spokesman for the rest of the planet, “even when it has become clear, as in recent years, that American voters are about to elect ignorant, incoherent buffoons who will add immeasurably to our immiseration. But this time is different. We didn’t think it was worth our while to step up for your Carter or Mondale or Dukakis or Gore or Kerry—besides, we’d only be bombed or invaded for our trouble. But this time, I mean, come on—you’ve got to be kidding me, right? Please tell me you’re kidding.”

Pointing to polls that show Obama leading McCain 94 percent to 6 percent everywhere on the inhabited globe except the United States, where most polls give Obama a narrow one- to three-point lead, the entire world suggested that Americans might not be sufficiently informed about the U.S. election. “Look, this isn’t funny,” said a world representative, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “You’ve got one candidate who has a reasonably sane and comprehensive foreign policy combined with detailed knowledge of American domestic affairs, and another candidate who isn’t always sure which country he’s talking about and whose domestic policy consists of telling people to stop whining. Why are you even throwing this open to a vote? Are you people out of your minds?” [….]

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