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Feature Story December 25, 2003
 
What a Laugh!
The eXile Looks Back on 2003, The Funniest Year Yet!
 
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The Joke: Just when the US was enjoying scaring the pitiful Iraqis to death, along came somebody who actually wanted to fight, and America went from bully to pants-pissing pencil-neck in the shake of a nuke. Yup, the North Koreans, the craziest and scariest little country on the planet, actually announced in June 2003 that they not only had WMDs, but they had the ultimate WMD, nuclear weapons. And they added that they were busy making more nukes to use against the US. The Americans ignored Pyongyang's announcement and said they were committed to a "diplomatic solution" to the crisis. And at that, a huge jeer went up around the world, a jeer familiar to every big-talking phony who ever backed down from a schoolyard fight against a crazy guy half his size.

Sad Clown factor: Now millions of North Korean peasants will die slow, horrible deaths by famine rather than quick, neat exits via nuclear blast from United States Trident-3s.

Side-Split Score: Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown

36. Britney Spears/Madonna Kiss

The Joke: Talk about a mother-daughter dyke-duo! Lesbian-obsessed America was treated to a (Wet) Dream Kiss when Britney Spears swapped spit with over-ripe grandma Madonna, spurring hilarious outcries among family-oriented Christians.

Sad Clown factor: Now that Britney Spears is legal, she's about as sexy as a secretary. The poor strumpet has no choice now but to go tonguing old hags for cash, reminding us of gross-out hag-tonguing scenes from Not Another Teen Movie or Kingpin.

Side-Split Score: Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown

37. Apaches Scalped

The Joke: The showpiece weapon in Rumsfeld's war plan was the AH-64 "Apache" attack helicopter. It was lighter than a tank, which made it cheaper to transport, but it was supposed to have the same firepower and even greater mobility. The Army wasn't too sure, but Rumsfeld was, so in the first week of the war he ordered the Apaches to attack an Iraqi armored column moving to the front. It was a comic highlight of the war, with the Apaches turning tail like a bunch of Hopis. 30 out of 33 Apaches were damaged. One was downed--by an old farmer who got hisself photographed waving his rifle by the dead chopper. Yee-haw, Akbar!

Bonus laugh: After the disaster, Rumsfeld finally authorized the 4th Armored Division's vehicles shipped to Iraq, grumbling like an asshole dad handing over the family sedan.

Sad Clown factor: He also ordered the Apaches kept away from the front line for the rest of the war, depriving us of more great moments in comedy.

Side-Split Score: Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown Sad Clown

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