Sunday, December 30, 2007

Funniest Moment of 2007

King Juan Carlos I of Spain tells Hugo Chávez, "Why don't you shut up?" (¿Por qué no te callas?).

The incident occurs in the 33rd second of this clip:



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3 comments:

Matsonian said...

One of the most intriguing moments of 2007 as well... considering that this simple comment not only spawned an industry of ringtones, rap songs and t-shirts like those on CafePress or Neighborhoodlems.com, but also let to Hugo's first electorial defeat and took a major chink out of his armour.

Treasure of Baghdad said...

This reminded me with the insults exchange between the Saudi King and Gaddafi in one of the Arab Summits. I think world leaders should always respect each other even if they don't agree on different issues.

Treasure of Baghdad said...

*reminded me of*

typo, sorry!