Some scientists are calling it sun spots and many lay people are calling it, "a world gone crazy," but most observers are just shaking their heads and wondering what in the world has happened!
When Dick Cheney was invited to speak at CPAC he, of course expected an adoring crowd. His appearance followed a lengthy group of speakers, all vilifying President Obama calling him a communist, socialist, Nazi, voodoo witch doctor, and a member of PETA, move-on.org, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Cheney took the stage in his usual confident and smug manner. He was booed! He started to speak and was booed some more. Growing red in the face, he stormed off the stage and was heard to remark, "I'm getting my shotgun!"
TV stations and print journalists from around the US and the globe are reporting this wasn't the only bizarre happening in the nation's capitol. A journalist spotted Michelle Obama at a fast food restaurant having a double cheeseburger with extra cheese,large fries, and an extra large chocolate milk shake. The startled journalist asked First Lady Obama what was going on? She replied, "If Barack can sneak a smoke every ten minutes in the Lincoln Bedroom, I guess I can have a little treat once in awhile. That dork!"
Overseas, the Vatican is trying to tamp down the story that the Pope was booed by the College of Cardinals when he informed them he had donated his Hitler Youth uniform from World War 2, to a Nazi museum in Austria. He was heard to say, "I've got enough on everyone of you perverts to send you to the slammer for the rest of your lives." Reports indicate the group immediately became docile and mute and joined the Pope for a concert by the Vienna Boys Choir.
Elsewhere, in Italy, Premier Silvio Burlusconi has entered a cloistered monastery devoted to chastity and poverty with a medical assistant, Karima El Mahroug, whose medical title is Ruby the Heart Stealer. When Ms. Mahrou (age seventeen) was asked by a reporter what her medical specialty was, She replied, "Raising the dead!" The reporter followed up and asked Ms. Mahroug if she would be with the Premier permanently? She replied, "Oh no! Going to America, to Washington D.C., to be medical assistant to famous war hero US Senator!"
In related news, GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and GOP House Majority Leader John Boehner were spotted at a homeless shelter serving food to the inhabitants and giving hugs.