Punk'd: You Have A Bomb and Will Be Executed! Ha Ha! Just Kidding!

by
Abby Zimet

A new reality show
in Iraq features "police" stopping celebrities at checkpoints where
they find "bombs" in the cars, only to reveal, after the accused freak
out a while, that they were just kidding. Surprise! You're on Candid
Camera! Only this time it's called "Put Him in Camp Bucca,"
a profoundly unfunny U.S.-built prison! But ha ha anyway! Public
reaction to the show has been...mixed. Is this what happens when people
have been at war too long?

"To al-Baghdadia channel, I hope that your channel does not dance on the wounds of the Iraqi people." - a commenter 

 

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