President Robert Mugabe declared himself "totally optimistic" of victory yesterday as he voted in Zimbabwe's parliamentary election and said the widely-condemned contest was the freest and fairest in the world.
Ah, what the hell, let's make it a series:
Still a dick. (Though obviously not in the same league as Mugabe.)
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has said he is "in love" with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, whom he admires for his left-wing political views.
"I think he's an example to follow, if only many other countries had a Chavez (as leader) ... I think we're seeing someone who's following in the footsteps of Fidel Castro," said Maradona, who has a tattoo on his arm of legendary Argentine guerrilla Ernesto "Che" Guevara.
A thorough analysis of the Koran reveals that the US will cease to exist in the year 2007, according to research published by Palestinian scholar Ziad Silwadi.