The Unintentionally Hilarious News Line Of The Day

Thirteen French tanks, the most powerful armor ever deployed by a U.N. peacekeeping force, rolled ashore Tuesday, beefing up a mission aimed at helping cement an uneasy cease-fire in Lebanon….”

13 whole tanks — driven by the French of all people — comprises the most powerful armored force the UN has ever rolled out on a peace keeping mission? Just that one line tells you everything you need to know about how weak and ineffective forces run by the United Nations are.

Update #1: From the comments section:

“French tanks come with six gears. Five are for reverse, and one for forward, in case they are attacked from the rear.” — StanW

Heh.

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