The family will testify that, last night, this snippet from CNN’s “Generation Islam” provoked tears of laughter, for which I’m now heartily ashamed.
Christina Amanpour was interviewing a young university student about his decision to head up a sniper unit for the Hamas militia. The young man is hidden in a camouflaged mask with eyeholes, made by his mother. He sports an ammo vest with an automatic pistol prominently displayed.
“What do you want to be in your future?” Amanpour asks.
“I applied for a media position two days ago. And I was hired,” he replied.
See it here:
As an absurdity, it ranks right up there with Tom DeLay on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
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