Lost In Translation

Mikhail Gorbachev deserves a hand for being able to laugh at his troubles, but he may want to consider clearing his jokes with other targets of his humor, especially if one of them is the President of France. As the Soviet leader left a session of the Russian parliament last week, he stopped to tell reporters a self-deprecating joke that also featured Francois Mitterrand and George Bush. "They say that Mitterrand has 100 lovers. One has AIDS, but he doesn't know which one," Gorbachev said. "Bush has 100 bodyguards. One is a terrorist, but he doesn't know which one. Gorbachev has...

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