"The power of Shahid’s cartoons are acute. Take a close look if you dare. Instead of euphemisms, find direct statements; instead of evasion, find candor. The skill of illustration is matched by the acuity of vision..."
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Aug 7, 06:39 PM
In what could be the most talked-about viral video of the week, Paris Hilton is responding to Republican presidential candidate John McCain's unauthorized use of her image in a campaign ad in her all-new video spoof posted on www.funnyordie.com. In the parody, a voiceover refers to McCain as the "oldest celebrity in the world." Paris, who's pictured lounging on a pool chair in a leopard-print bathing suit and gold high heels, says, "Hey America, I'm Paris Hilton and I'm a celebrity too. "Only I'm not from the olden days and I'm not promising change like that other guy. I'm just hot. But then, that wrinkly white-haired guy used me in his campaign ad, which I guess means I'm running for President! So thanks for the endorsement, white-haired dude." Paris then goes on to outline her energy policy and responds to the camera, saying she'll "see you at the debate, bitches."
Pakistan's ruling coalition parties say they will begin impeachment proceedings against President Pervez Musharraf. Party leaders Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif made the announcement after three days of talks. They would need a two-thirds majority to impeach. Mr Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in 1999.