And The Alexander Haig Award Goes To...
For his PSA urging participation in the Palestinian elections [video], whose text ran thusly:
Hi, I'm Richard Gere and I'm speaking for the entire world. We're with you during this election time. It's really important: Get out and vote.
[CARTMAN'S MOM] What? What? What?!
When did I elect Richard Gere to speak for anyone?
UPDATE: Palestinian reaction:
"For years, I thought that Ariel Sharon was the enemy," said Abed Zobaidi, 29. "Now I realize that the real enemy is that 'American Gigolo' bastard."