In an embarrassing demonstration of American geographical knowledge, President Barack Obama today backed Turkey’s accession to the European Union. Apparently, Mr. Obama isn’t aware that Turkey is not on the European continent. Apparently, Mr. Obama is not aware that the U.S. is not on the European continent.
In other developments, the French President, Mr. Sarkozy, is pushing for Iran’s membership of NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Association. Also, Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, is lobbying for Barack Obama’s admission to the Bolshoi ballet.