10 août 2005

What the fuck? 

Je crois de plus en plus que l'un des objectifs cachés de l'administration Bush est de rendre la presse quotidienne et The Onion complètement indissociables. Le processus est en bonne voie (via Atrios) :

The Pentagon would hold a massive march and country music concert to mark the fourth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in an announcement tucked into an Iraq war briefing today.

"This year the Department of Defence will initiate an America Supports Your Freedom Walk," Rumsfeld said, adding that the march would remind people of "the sacrifices of this generation and of each previous generation".

The march will start at the Pentagon, where nearly 200 people died on September 11, 2001, and end at the National Mall with a show by country star Clint Black.

Word of the event startled some observers.

"I've never heard of such a thing," said John Pike, who has been a defence analyst in Washington for 25 years and runs GlobalSecurity.org.

Une chance qu'on ait évité le karaoké géant pour les 60 ans d'Hiroshima...

NB : le briefing du DoD est .