Thursday October 1, 2020

Merits of democracy and selling beef to Egyptians

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak visited last week and, apart from one incident when one of his bodyguards pulled a gun on some poor garda, all hailed the visit as a success.

9th December, 2006

A statement from the Department of The Bert explained that the president and the Taoiseach had discussions on a wide variety of topics - Howya Hosni, how’s the hard workin’ man? - including the Middle East peace process and would they like a few sides of smoked salmon to take home with them.

We used to sell truckloads of beef to the Egyptians, but no longer. For some reason, Egyptians went off...

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