Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Top Ten Cloves: Possible Reasons For North Korea To Run Missile Tests

News Item: North Korea Test-Fires Seventh Missile

10. Misunderstanding – Not testing rockets, just conducting Next-Day Delivery of special piñatas for Mexican Presidential Vote Recount

9. Surprised no other countries joined him – Was attempting to shoot down asteroid that came close to hitting Earth

8. Promised Tibet they’d rattle China a little, for opening up that mountain railway

7. Got caught up in the marketing hype and was trying to lure new Superman to North Korea

6. Misread the contract – Thought he had to shoot off missile, to keep his standing in Axis of Evil

5. Kim Jong-il is said to get “aroused” when he hears Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice scolding him

4. Cultural Difference – Just Jong-il’s way to join in the criticism of The New York Times

3. Trying to help up U.S. Ambassador Jon Bolton – One of the missiles was programmed to wipe out top ten floors of U.N. Building

2. Got carried away celebrating Italy’s win over Germany in World Cup Semifinal

1. Honest mistake – Simply was trying to write “Happy Birthday President Bush” in the sky with rockets

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is said to get Kim Jong-il’s attention, particularly when she is scolding him

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