09 October 2015

From Comical Ali to Saad Maan

I bet many of you still remember the inimitable Comical Ali aka Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf, who has either already departed for better pastures or is on the way there, according to the link. Which is a pity in a way, because the man has brought us quite a few hilarious moments, hitherto not reached by the best stand-up comedians.

The nowadays replacement that appears in the picture below is tellingly named Saad Maan. This Iraqi army spokesman's appearance reflects both his name and the general state of the Iraqi army and its affairs.

Not that the Iraqi army affairs were any better at the time of the Comical Ali.

But you know what I mean...