Sunday, November 22, 2009

The Luck of the Irish

Thierry Henry's "hand of God" was observed by nearly 6,000,000,000 people on Earth and more than half of the satellites we have in orbit. The referee, however, missed it. Not to worry. Ireland miss the World Cup, France get to go. It's only a game. Anyway, if the dozy Irish forwards had put away their chances it would have been 4-1 easily.
But good luck follows bad. It all evens out. Well, yes.
John and Edward have been kicked out of X-Factor. God be praised. Gone. History. Toast.
The interesting question posed by Danni Minogue (upon whom all judgement fell last night) was: Is this a singing competition? Others pretended not to understand her question but she was quite right. Is X-Factor about the talent or the entertainment? John and Edward were certainly entertaining but they couldn't sing to save their lives.
Now they can't even sing "Come on Ireland" at the aptly named Croke Park.

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