Obama Lama Ding Dong: The Tibet-Washington DC Headline Generator
CAN you own a headline? In response to Barack Obama meeting the Dalai Lama yesterday in White House, and China frowning on that chat, the Sun chimes:
Good to see that in the age of the internet pun-killing headline, some wit can get through the Google news sieve.
But how original is the headline?
It was good headline when Sky used it two days earlier.
And it was a great headline when in 2011, the Hope and Change blog used it:
Days earlier one blogger was inspired to poetry:
Posted on February 21, 2014 by twitmericks
Met up with the old @DalaiLama -/
A ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’/
Said China, with loathing,/
Creating a bit of a drama.///
He liked it in 2010:
He enjoyed it in 2009.
And the T-shirt:
Does the Sun ever attribute its scoops to their origins, let alone link to them?