In a remarkable show of ignorance, a member of the Iraqi parliament called for the removal of US senator Carl Levin; AN ELECTED OFFICIAL!
People worldwide were startled that an elected official, and someone in a position of public responsibility, duly elected into Iraq's budding democracy could be so ignorant of the democratic process, and could possibly do something so wacky and hare-brained as to imagine that he could call for the removal of an elected official in some other country!
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"It is obvious that the people of Iraq have a long way to go to understand democracy," said a US State Department official speaking on condition of anonymity, "Carl Levin was elected for crying out loud. What'll it be next? People from other parliaments telling us to get rid of President Bush?"
(article courtesy of Steven Jares)