Posts Tagged ‘Paul The Octopus’

AHMADINEJAD VERSUS PAUL THE OCTOPUS

July 28, 2010

IRANIAN PRESIDENT MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD: SHOWN HERE WITH THE LOVELY MRS. AHMADINEJAD IN THE OFFICIAL STATE PHOTO. OBVIOUSLY, AGAINST “PROPAGANDA AND SUPERSTITION”

Who wins in a battle of wits between Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the now-famous World Cup predicting Paul The Octopus. Let’s put it this way, Paul The Octopus appears to remain undefeated.

Ahmadinejad decried Paul (who resides at a zoo in Germany)¬†for representing everything that’s wrong with western society and spreading¬†“propaganda and superstition.” Ahmadinejad also claimed the octopus is a sign of decadence and decay among Iran’s “enemies.”

Paul went 8/8 in World Cup soccer predictions this year, thus leading to claims of his being a “psychic octopus.” The odds of picking 8 straight winners is roughly 256/1.

Oktopus-Orakel Paul mit Schuh.JPG

PAUL THE OCTOPUS: PRESCIENT PICKING CEPHALOPOD