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Hamid Karzai Is Declared President—But Was He Even Born In America??

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  • After very possibly receiving fewer votes than his opponent, Hamid Karzai has won the presidential election of Afghanistan! [New York Times]
  • Ford earned $1 billion in the third quarter and people are now thinking the company could be profitable by 2011. [Washington Post]
  • Yesterday some American guy—originally from Eritrea, but still totally counts—won the New York City Marathon, which is the first time that’s happened since 1982. [CNN]
  • A suicide bomber killed 30-ish people outside a bank in Pakistan, most of whom used to have something or other to do with the military. [AP]
  • The New York Yankees baseball team has won another go-round in the baseball tournament, and look at this biased coverage from the New York Post. [New York Post]
  • Everyone who’s anyone in the Arab world just despises Hillary Clinton. [Reuters]

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  • Redhead

    “PHILADELPHIA — The Yankees are nine innings away from returning to a place Derek Jeter and others firmly believe a season is a failure if they don’t.”

    Worst.Lede.Ever. WTF? Now, I get that this is the NY Post and not the NY Times, but could you still try to write a coherent lede?

  • Larry McAwful

    Yay! New York’s sportball team has won another sportball match! They did some great sportball things and now move on to a bigger spot in the sport contests, or something.

  • BeWoot

    If the Yankees win, will there be a TARP tape parade down Wall Street?

  • ManchuCandidate

    U! S! A! If I were a Kenyan marathoner, I’d hire Oily Taints as my lawyer and demand to see the winner’s birf certificate!

  • TGY

    [re=447976]BeWoot[/re]: Perhaps a ticker-TARP parade.

  • George Will&#39

    Quit stalling and put the Halloween pictures up!

  • TGY

    Democracy … ‘stan-style! One AK-47, one vote!

  • Larry McAwful

    The poor 30-ish people! But I’m not worried. Due to my birthday two months ago, I’m now 40-ish, and thus safe.

  • Words

    Would someone please buy Ms. Clinton some new clothes? Looked like she wore the same scarf and outfit the whole time.

  • Mild Midwesterner

    Not surprising, really… Cabbies know all of the fastest routes around NYC.

  • Suds McKenzie

    cool, my heroin prices will stay under $3 a gallon.

  • Servo

    Fuck MLB! Especially the Yankees!
    Ford’s salvation came via Microsoft’s SYNC and America’s insatiable appetite for gadgetry. Their vehicles are still shitty. Have you filled up a Ford lately?

  • Monsieur Grumpe

    There’s just way too much explosives in the world. Who’s making this shit anyway?

  • Suds McKenzie

    [re=447987]Monsieur Grumpe[/re]: Nobel prizes don’t pay for themselves.

  • Aflac Shrugged

    Interesting that you blow yourself up near banks to kill service members in Pakistan.

    Here, you’d only do that if the bank was next door to a strip club and a storefront offering 30-day paycheck loans at 25% interest.

  • TVarmy

    Why is Ford being so unAmerican as to turn a profit under a Democrat? They need to help Rush Limbaugh help Obama fail.

  • Suds McKenzie

    [re=447996]Aflac Shrugged[/re]: … Yakov?

  • DemmeFatale

    Of course, if I were a bitter poor from Philly, I’d hate the Yankees too!


  • Jim89048

    I’d hate to earn a billion dollars and still not consider myself profitable. Something wrong with that math.
    Phillies need a bailout. Also.

  • hobospacejunkie

    Screw the Yankees. Roma beat B-o-l-o-g-n-a, 2-1 & are only 5 points from 4th place.

  • AKAM80TheWolf


    The Serie A is sooo [i]noioso[/i]. You need to get yourself sorted (with the EPL).

  • AKAM80TheWolf


    Curse my poor reverse html skillz.

  • DemmeFatale

    [re=448098]hobospacejunkie[/re]: Yes please, (especially Jeter)!
    Why doesn’t the USA get footie the way, oh…I don’t know…THE REST OF THE WORLD does?

  • Mr Blifil

    The Yankees are nine innings away from returning to a place Derek Jeter and others firmly believe a season is a failure if they don’t.

    I kinda sorta get the gist of the idea the writer is trying to express. My question is: are NY Post columnists actively receiving bonuses or something for committing the worst violations of grammar?

  • lawrenceofthedesert

    Glad to hear that Ford churned out a billion by “cutting manufacturing costs,” and with it, that pesky quality control is finally out of the way entirely. I imagine the Fords’ innovative re-engineering of the Detroit Lions was their model.

  • Jukesgrrl

    Can we just declare Kate Hudson the winner and go home before we have to endure any more “news” from the Post?

  • lochnessmonster

    I think a good story that you missed is the Bears won yesterday even though they weren’t playing football!

  • naveed