Sunday, May 28, 2006

Don't Wear Shorts

In Baghdad. No matter how hot it is. Or you could end up getting killed in the New Democracy that Georgie Porgie says is worth thosuands of lives dying for. And it doesn't matter that these folks were both Sunni and Shia. Guess the Williams sisters won't be playing exhibition games in Baghdad soon.

Iraqi players killed for wearing shorts

Baghdad: An Iraqi tennis coach and two of his players were killed this week in Baghdad because they were wearing shorts, authorities said on Saturday.

Gunmen stopped the car in which the Sunni coach and two of his Shiite players were riding and asked them to step out before shooting them on Wednesday in volatile Saidiyah neighborhood of southwestern Baghdad, said Secreatary General of Iraqi Tennis Union, Manham Kubba.

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