Greece Offers to Repay Loans with Giant Horse
Posted on May 9, 2010
Fake news by Andy Borowitz
BRUSSELS—In what many are hailing as a breakthrough solution to Greece’s crippling debt crisis, Greece today offered to repay loans from the European Union nations by giving them a gigantic horse.
Finance ministers from 16 EU nations awoke in Brussels this morning to find that a huge wooden horse had been wheeled into the city center overnight. The horse, measuring several stories in height, drew mixed responses from the finance ministers, many of whom said they would have preferred a cash repayment of the bailout.
But German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she “welcomed the beautiful wooden horse,” adding, “What harm could it possibly do?”
Elsewhere, two days after the White House Correspondents Dinner, the Pakistani Taliban took responsibility for Jay Leno’s act.
Award-winning humorist, television personality and film actor Andy Borowitz is author of the book “The Republican Playbook.”
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