Saturday, November 10, 2007

Undiplomatically Appropriate

After Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez called former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar a fascist and repeatedly interrupted current Spanish PM Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's speech, Spain's King Juan Carlos had had enough, leaning over, gesturing at Chavez and saying "Why don't you shut up?" The king reportedly addressed Chavez using language reserved for a small child. The film clip of this event is apparently a smash hit in Spain.

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