Hillary Clinton Attacked By Bees in Malawi

The Secretary of State was forced to run for cover after a swarm of bees descended on her detail at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe.

From The Hill:

According to press reports, Malawi and American officials all scampered for cover while Clinton ran onto the jet for cover.

The attack comes on the last leg of Clinton’s African tour where she met with Nelson Mandela and urged for peaceful negotiations with South Sudan and its northern neighbor.

The incident is oddly reminiscent of an event Clinton made up during the 2008 Democratic Party primary race. Clinton had claimed that she once arrived in Bosnia while under sniper fire. She later claimed to have misspoken after video emerged of her being greeted in Bosnia without incident.

 

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  • Ptah-Hotep||

    According to press reports, Malawi and American officials all scampered for cover while Clinton ran onto the jet for cover.

    I wonder if it gave her flashbacks to Bosnia?

  • Ptah-Hotep||

    And that is what I get for not RTFA.

  • Almanian's Evil Twin||

    lol - my first thought as well - "AHA! Bees! Just like when...oh, I see Matthew already thought of this as well...carry on...."

  • EDG reppin' LBC||

    Sometimes it's more important to get your zinger in first. Even if the article writer uses the same gag, the Reason commentariat will forgive you. It's always better to err on the side of funny.

  • Almanian's Evil Twin||

    It's always better to err on the side of funny.

    Bok and Payne need to heed this admonition.

  • ||

  • Pro Libertate||

    When you've lost the bees. . . .

  • Almanian's Evil Twin||

    "Wheeeere oh where
    Have my beeeeea all gone?
    Oh wheeeeeeere oh where
    Can they be?"

  • Pro Libertate||

    It's easy to sit here and make fun of another victim of Big Honey, but look what happens when someone doesn't toe the industry line.

  • Whiterun Guard||

    She's in Africa, trying tow the lion.

  • Whiterun Guard||

    You know who else worked for the government and was stalked and terrorized by swarms of insects...

  • Almanian's Evil Twin||

    No, I don't. Hmmm....

    *thinking....got nothin'*

  • Whiterun Guard||

    I'll give you a hint. One answer rhymes with Mox Fulder.

  • JW||

    Lox Dulder?

  • Sevo||

    The VRWC(tm) lives in Africa!

  • Pro Libertate||

    Say, is it an act of war to unleash the bees on our SoS?

  • NotSure||

    I hope she got stung, its the least this warmongering bitch deserves.

  • Tim||

    Homer: [Attempting to get Bart out of Burns' Mansion] Or what? Are you gonna release the Hounds, or the Bees, or the hounds with bees in their mouths so everytime they bark at you they shoot bees at you? Go ahead, do your worst.

  • Citizen Nothing||

  • Citizen Nothing||

    I like my vice presidents like I like my coffee: Covered in bees!

  • SugarFree||

  • Whiterun Guard||

    The wierdest part of the article was about Vice President Dan Quayle visiting Malawi back in '91.

    I was like "OH YEAH! I remember that guy. Seriously? He was our Vice President? Man we were a mess in the '80s. Oh wait, Biden is our VP now...le sigh."

  • SugarFree||

    "Monica Lewinsky Ignored By Solitary Wasp"

  • R C Dean||

    You know which WASP didn't ignore Monica?

    Also, why does Mother Gaia hate Hillary?

  • BakedPenguin||

    Why doesn't everyone?

  • Tim||

    "Small swarms of Africanized bees are capable of taking over European honey bee hives by invading the hive and establishing their own queen after killing the European queen.[1]"

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Africanized_bee

  • T||

    Ahh. They bees think Hilary is the eminence gris. Clever move, bees.

    Of course, now we'll just weaponize the colony collapse fungal virus combo, so the bees may have overplayed their hand.

  • JW||

    This finally explains the pants suits.

  • ||

  • Tim||

    I got your lede Feeney: " SECRETARY OF STATE TARGET OF DRONE ATTACK IN AFRICA"

  • BakedPenguin||

    Well played.

  • Agammamon||

    Leave Hillary alone about Bosnia, she was just talking about a fantasy most of us have had about her.

  • BakedPenguin||

    Hillary wasn't the real target. Bees hate planes.

  • Kuze||

    Well, I guess she won't BEE going back to that country for a while!

    *holds up hand, waits for high five*

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Comments like this one really bug me.

  • Kuze||

    Hey, well excuuuuse me if I offended your white anglo saxon protestant sensibilities.

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Keep talking like that and you'll get hives.

  • Kuze||

    Who died and made you queen?

  • JEP||

    "According to press reports, Malawi and American officials all
    scampered for cover while Clinton ran onto the jet for cover."

    Who the fuck wrote that sentence? It's awful!

  • Mike M.||

    Alt-text fail.

  • Zakaris||

    Clinton was heard yelling "Get to da choppa!" in her best Arny impersonation as she scampered for cover....

  • ||

    "Do you think you could have found something bigger?"

  • ||

    This was clearly a vast, right-wing bee conspiracy against Secretary Clinton.

  • Brandybuck||

    Please stop! No more Spirit Hood ads! I can't take it any more!

  • Rich||

    Eerily reminiscent of another famous attack.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Beads?

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