The Humvee Nazi
US Amb. Vicki Huddleston announced yesterday…oh…I don’t know how to put this… “the
Thank you, you beacon of democracy, thank you thank you…..you denier of the Humvee.
In the mean time, the EPRDF central committee held an emergency meeting to discuss the looming catastrophe from the Humvee ban.
Top Ten EPRDF solutions to ‘No Humvee for you!’
10. Confiscate the four civilian Hummers in
9. Returning diasporas (especially from the
8. The Homer (my suggestion)
7. Elephants - they were good enuf for sharpshooters hunting Bengali tigers why can’t the Agazi snipers use them.
6. Al Qaeda (aka ISUZU) - what better way to spite the
5. Who needs Humvees when we’ve got fertilizer?
4. A cart drawn by one horse, one ox, one donkey and one camel. How many horsepowers would that be? (Bereket ‘child’s play’ Simon suggested this one)
3. Wey-ye-yet – a close reminiscent of The Homer but actually exists
2. His Excellency Ato Yaregal Aysheshum - his name says it all (rough translation Mr. He-will-do-it He-won’t-back-out)
1. With all the democracy and development, we will be making Humvees in no time