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Mandela Funeral Sign-Language Translator a 'Fake'

Ok.... couldn't help but chuckle a little; sounds like South Africa is such a great place after Mandela took over. lol

JOHANNESBURG — The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela’s globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.

The unidentified man seen around the world on television next to leaders including United States President Barack Obama “was moving his hands around but there was no meaning in what he used his hands for,” Bruno Druchen, the federation’s national director, told The Associated Press.

The allegation was yet another example of bad organization at the historic memorial service Tuesday, which was marred by public transportation breakdowns that hindered mourners from getting to the soccer stadium venue. In addition a faulty audio system made the remarks of world leaders inaudible for many. Police also failed to search the first wave of crowds who rushed inside the stadium after authorities opened the gates just after dawn.
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Check out the look on Michelles face

She does not look happy, LOL

When did life become like a

When did life become like a Peter Sellers movie?

When one of his characters got elected President.


“My attitude toward progress has passed from antagonism to boredom. I have long ceased to argue with people who prefer Thursday to Wednesday because it is Thursday.” - G.K. Chesterton

"That is what I have been

"That is what I have been saying you idiot!"~ Inspector Clouseau

He was a rude little fake Frenchman.

I'm giving a sign right now

To all the frauds at the Memorial. Can anyone guess how it translates?

Is it a thumbs up, Fonzi

Is it a thumbs up, Fonzi style? No?
Is it an A OK?
Hook 'em horns?
Hang 10?

I'm at a loss ;)

"Villains wear many masks, but none as dangerous as the mask of virtue." - Washington Irvin

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I'm getting a vision

I see the IQ of politicians,and a WE ARE NUMBER 1, WE ARE NUMBER 1
could have meaning IDK :)

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence