We Con the World’ Big Hit on YouTube with 1.3Million Clicks
by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
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The “We Con the World” spoof of the Flotilla attackers has passed the 1.3 million mark onYouTube after making the rounds on dozens of web sites and blogs. The Government PressOffice had to apologize to foreign media for accidentally sending it on its email list as if it were anofficial PR piece.
to see the video on YouTube.GPO director Donald Seaman explained that it was sent out along with hundreds of emails itdistributes daily and that the spoof “in no way represent the official policy of either theGovernment Press Office or of the State of Israel. This was a private video so it was notsomething that we could send out. We have corrected the mistake.”“We Con the World” is five-minute satirical song performed by people dressed up as flotilla terror activists and “peace activists,” some of them appearing as Arabs and imitating an Arab accent.IDF clips of the flotilla attackers assaulting unarmed Navy commandos occasionally appear between views of the performance.The video was produced by the Latma satirical news web site. Using the tune for “We are theWorld," the performers wave knives and sing the following lyrics:
When we need to make a show For the world, the Web and CNN There’s no people dying,so the best that we can doIs create the greatest bluff of all We must go on pretending day by day That in Gaza, there’s crisis, hunger and plagueCoz the billion bucks in aid won’t buy their basic needsLike some cheese and missiles for the kids.We’ll make the world Abandon reasonWe’ll make them all believe that the Hamas