“Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!”
Two bits of news.
First: you remember that guy who threw his shoes at Dubya? He’s out of the clink. No word on whether he was picked up by his brother, driving a used police car.
Second: you know that other party in Japan that got beat more than the Washington Generals? Looks like they — the Democratic Party of Japan — have laid an ass-whuppin’ on the Liberal Democrats. And now, let’s meet our next contestant, and Johnny will tell us about him! [“He’s a industrial efficiency expert who loves to watch baseball! Meet Yukio Hatoyama!” (Applause.)]