Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Five Jokes

October 23, 2005

Saddam Hussein's trial started today, and many Iraqis were glued to their TV sets. Mainly because years ago, Saddam had them glued to their TV sets.

-- CONAN O'BRIEN

*

Saddam Hussein went on trial today. I had no idea he worked in the Bush White House.

-- JAY LENO

*

Saddam's lawyers are asking for a three-month delay in the trial. The judge [didn't] want to grant it, because judges in Iraq only have a lifespan of two months.

LENO

*

Saddam was accused of sending his army to the hometown of a would-be assassin and killing and torturing over 140 people, a shocking act known in the Iraqi legal system as a "Class B misdemeanor."

-- JON STEWART

*

Saddam's trial is the TV event of the year. It's like the Oscars, but with atrocities.

-- STEPHEN COLBERT

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|