This is not so much an age of “Fake News” you might exclaim, more one of dumb fools, and sloppy proof-reading. Perhaps. The picture above is one of King Faisal of Saudia Arabia, signing the UN Charter in 1945. Or not maybe.
OK it’s a joke piece originating with Saudi artist Abdullah al-Sheerie or “Shaweesh”.
But no one seems to quite know how it ended up in the schoolbooks on social studies!
Oooh satire in the Magic Kingdom?
Especially as everyone knows that Yoda is a Jewish sage.
Copyright David Macadam 2017