My Eye!

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Once upon a Carson, California city council meeting…

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  1. Maybe she has eyes in the back of her head?

  2. I could learn a lot from that old bird.

  3. ooooo…My arm! It’s broken!

  4. Ah, the old eggshell skull.

  5. I was thinking the same thing. She could play point guard with those acting skills.

    I love the time delay between when she was “hit” and when she started rolling around in agony. You could almost see the wheels in her head rolling…”ok, if I play this hard enough I could sue for pain and suffering cause of, oh I don’t know…whip lash, yeah whip lash, no wait the eye, yeah that’s it the eye!”…

  6. Radley’s other byline @ TheAgitator.com was better:

    “And the Emmy for worst acting performance by a city official goes to…”

  7. She could be an Italian soccer player with those flopping skills.

  8. I had to watch that one over and over again. It’ just too funny. Oh, and sad.

  9. Awards coming up soon. New category…

    Best City Council Meeting

    Who needs drugs when you live in California.

  10. What the heck just happened there? A lady gets lightly hit in the back of the head with some paper, screams, falls, and does a poor job of faking injury… kind of like when a kid starts crying dramatically to draw attention to himself. Then some guy at a mike says she was hit in the eye (did he hear “ohh, myyy!” as “oohh, my eye!”?) and wants the “attacker” arrested.

    So what’s the follow-up? Was the attacker released with apologies and the big fat whiner at least chastised?

  11. I am going to start giving lessons in everyday bullshitting.
    If you are going to fake an assault you need to have faster reaction time. And really throw yourself down. Hard. If you actually injure yourself, use it to your advantage. A truly dedicated bullshitter would bite their tongue and get some blood going. Clutching the chest and inhaling hard always works, and buys you time to figure out your next move.
    Do NOT look around to see if anyone is looking first. In fact, roll your eyes back in your head.

  12. John Edwards where are you when we need you? Clearly the makings of a mult-million dollar lawsuit.

  13. Watching again, I don’t think the “attack” connected. Commissioner Schaefer’s hair doesn’t even move.

  14. I can’t stop watching this clip!!!

    I keep wishing that this had occurred in Austin, I would kill to see the inflated local news coverage.

  15. Since I am at work I am not allowed to mess with streaming content, so I might catch it at home.

    Or wait for Dave W. to tell us what kind of balance this story is lacking!

    Some of my favorite government overlord videos ar of the Indian parlament rioting in the chamber. Always reminds me of those Arts and Sciences students who would try to convince me that societies like that were superior to ours, but they never explained why.

  16. Always reminds me of those Arts and Sciences students who would try to convince me that societies like that were superior to ours, but they never explained why.

    It should be obvious, Guy. More entertaining Parliamentary hearings.

    I hope that the woman who committed the “attack” in this case learned her lesson. If you’re going to take a swipe at a political opponent, get your money’s worth and really wallop her.

  17. The black bobble-head in the white hat who enters the scene at -22 is interesting. Is she consoling the victim? Berating here? Having an epileptic seizure? Listening to her iPod?

  18. pathetic

    just pathetic

  19. I expect to see this on Best Week Ever, and every “funniest video” show that exists. Awesome stuff.

  20. Some of my favorite government overlord videos ar of the Indian parlament rioting in the chamber. Always reminds me of those Arts and Sciences students who would try to convince me that societies like that were superior to ours, but they never explained why.

    C-SPAN would be a lot more entertaining if the U. S. Congress had the occasional riot.

    If we could combine Congress with the WWE…

  21. C-SPAN would be a lot more entertaining if the U. S. Congress had the occasional riot.

    Our ‘backwards society’ hasen’t had a good clubbing on the Senate floor in over a century. The closest thing (that I know of) since was LBJ and his “button holing” technique of talking to people, even lifting them from the floor by their lapels on occasion.

  22. Mo: nice! Although she’s much too manish to be a football star!

    When she was 35 years younger, she was queen of the back flop – people thought she had a mattress for a back!

  23. Or wait for Dave W. to tell us what kind of balance this story is lacking!

    Well, now that you mention it, there was a video from Iraq where an Iraqi soldier was on the floor of the mosque “pretending” to be injured. Then guess what happened?

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6496898/

  24. Figures that that kid we all knew in 2nd grade would run for office.

  25. Stupid faker. Doesn’t she know the proper response to such a weak attack is a simple “F you?”

  26. Radley’s other byline @ TheAgitator.com was better:

    “And the Emmy for worst acting performance by a city official goes to…”

    That would clearly be a daytime Emmy.

  27. Was that victim formerly a punter in the NFL?

    Best dive this year.

  28. That bitch’s performance has NOTHING on my ’02 Oscar-nominated flop against the nasty Turks!

  29. There was a second paper-thrower on a grassy knoll just outside of the camera frame. It was all a conspiracy.

  30. Then guess what happened?

    Exactly what should have happened. The Marine capped the faking little snot without a hearing or a trial.

  31. Well, now that you mention it, there was a video from Iraq where an Iraqi soldier was on the floor of the mosque “pretending” to be injured. Then guess what happened?

    Now, what that has to do with balancing this story is beyond me and I am probably not ‘bright’ enough to usnerstand your postmodernist explaination.

  32. Now, what that has to do with balancing this story is beyond me and I am probably not ‘bright’ enough to usnerstand your postmodernist explaination.

    Jessica Lynch

  33. Would have loved to see a video of the time a sitting U.S. Vice President got in a wrestling match and rolled down the steps of the U.S. Capitol building.

  34. “If we could combine Congress with the WWE…”

    Like The House of Representin’ in Idiocracy. Love the President giving everybody the double birds like Stone Cold used to.

  35. Only an idiot would take a swipe at someone on camera, even if it is a tiny little tap.

  36. Love the President giving everybody the double birds like Stone Cold used to.

    If you will settle for a single bird from a VP google up Vice President Rockafeller.

  37. But I would love that, being an illiterate hick Texan and all. Why can’t I be more interrigent like y’all.. I mean youse guys?

  38. “Only an idiot would take a swipe at someone on camera, even if it is a tiny little tap.”

    Very true, but I think the humor in this clip is the almost instant transfer of sympathy from the lady sitting, then making the idiotic display, to the lady who actually did the hitting. It usually doesn’t work that way.

  39. This chick should date materazzi. They’d fake thier way to stardom, those two!

  40. right after I can figure out how to fake proper spelling.

  41. There’s one thing I can’t figure out about this whole event.

    The video of the council meeting is available in great hi-def here, but the best part doesn’t seem to be on there. I can see Ms. “My EYE!” sitting in her proper space, and at about 5:50 see the woman who hit her, wearing the correct outfit, but the actual incident isn’t on that video.

    Why?

  42. Materazzi, Totti, Toni, Gilardino, Del Piero, Grosso (especially), Pirlo, the entire Portugese team (especially that fuck Cristiano Ronaldo), most of the Dutch team, and most of all that complete waste of fucking time Pimpong.

    Fuck it. Just add all of Ghana to that list, too.

  43. Best comment from the commenters on YouTube:

    “R2D2 SCREAM!”

  44. You shouldn’t be hitting people at City Council meetings, but that fall was straight out of Danny Ainge circa 1987.

  45. I am taking carefull notes for the next time somebody bumps me in the Save-On-Foods aisle.

    I’ve got my attorney on speed dial.

  46. “R2D2 SCREAM!”

    This just makes it funny all over again.

  47. Good lord, she did better than an anarchist at a WTO protest.

  48. Well, now that you mention it, there was a video from Iraq where an Iraqi soldier was on the floor of the mosque “pretending” to be injured. Then guess what happened?

    Wha??

    the real Paul

  49. Wha??

    Subtly trying to encourage the talent here to be more like Kevin Sites. Journalist. Hero.

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