This was the photo that popped up in a Google news search for the newly-announced iPhone earlier today. As you can see, it’s a classic image from the hilarious trial of Saddam Hussein. Apple quickly spun into damage control mode, inviting “singer” John Mayer onstage to assure the crowd of Apple’s patriotism and give the single douchiest quote of the year (so far):
11:05 a.m. PST: Singer John Mayer arrives. “Steve Jobs and Apple Inc. make life more fun. It’s the exact opposite of terrorism,” says Mayer.
That’s right, iPhones are the opposite of terrorism. You remember that next time you’re detonating a carbomb.
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