Uncle Ted and Uncle Saddam
A Marine squad was marching north of Basra when they came upon an
insurgent soldier badly injured and unconscious. Nearby, on the
opposite side of the road, was an American Marine in a similar but less
serious state. The Marine was conscious and alert. As first aid was
given to both men, the Marine was asked what had happened.
The Marine reported, "I was heavily armed and moving north
along the highway and coming south was a heavily armed
insurgent. Seeing each other we both took cover. I yelled to him that
Saddam Hussein was a miserable low-life scumbag, and he yelled back that
Teddy Kennedy is a rich, good-for-nothing fat drunk."
"We were standing there shaking hands when a truck hit us."