Thursday, May 10, 2007


Crank callers invite Sarkozy to ‘dinner of fools’

‘Two Canadian comedians have fooled France’s president-elect Nicolas Sarkozy with a crank phone call.

The ‘Masked Defenders’ – Marc-Antoine Audette and Sebastien Trudel – called Mr Sarkozy pretending to be Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

The caller apologised for his poor French skills and invited Mr Sarkozy to visit Canada to eat a popular Quebec dish of fries, cheese curds and gravy.

Mr Sarkozy accepted, but hung up when the comedian suggested they invite the US President George W Bush and said he had always wanted to host a “dinner of fools”.’

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