Flying rocks, bottles and Anderson Coopers are presenting big time danger to the personal safety of those on the streets in Egypt, so some are resorting to the latest in cranial protection technology:



Full size pics here.

Meanwhile, due to the fact that President Obama’s speech directed toward Egyptians the other day was met with less than a shrug of the shoulders, plans are underway for a presidential visit that will allow him to deliver a flawless speech in Egypt while at the same time affording the president the same protections as above. To make that a reality, the following piece of emergency equipment is being pulled from the White House storage closet:


Final note: It’s only been a year and a half since Obama’s “A New Beginning” speech in Cairo. I shudder to think how bad things would be in Egypt if he hadn’t brought everybody together.

(h/t Weasel Zippers)


12 Responses to “Homemade Helmets All the Rage in Egypt”

  1. SignPainterGuy on February 3rd, 2011 11:12 pm

    Erckle amongst a passel of jerkles – AGAIN – what could go wrong ?!

  2. backwoods on February 4th, 2011 12:18 am

    He doesn't need protection. Nothing could make a dent in that hard head.

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  5. Nanny on February 4th, 2011 1:28 am

    Hopefully Moochelle won't pick one of these hats to wear anytime soon. Every time she chooses a down and out designer they mysteriously disappear!

  6. Jimbo on February 4th, 2011 3:24 am

    If you're going to riot your country back to the stone age, why not have a stone helmet to go with the lovely 13 century society you'll create for yourself. Remember to stick one on the camel too!

  7. SignPainterGuy on February 4th, 2011 3:30 am

    She wears someones clothes, they go out of biz. He campaigns for a dem. candidate, he/she loses. We need to figure out a way to capitalize on this !

  8. Rick on February 4th, 2011 3:41 am

    lol.Obama dog bowl pic.

    The first man might have a tooth ache.

    Shower cap banana ear man needs a better plan.Rock balanced on head man is counting his virgins a bit early.Is pothead dude Allah Appleseed?

    It is probably best not to wonder what rioters are using for porta-potts.

  9. Jim T. on February 4th, 2011 4:06 am

    Love the Urkel reference.

  10. nannykins on February 4th, 2011 12:09 pm

    I was wondering about the bathroom arrangements too!!! But, my daughter who did three tours in Iraq told me how they handle "the deed" so I know the area where they are protesting must have one "sweet" smell.

  11. SignPainterGuy on February 4th, 2011 9:52 pm

    Give your brave daughter our thanks from all of us here at TPTB ! I`m guessing her nose is back in proper working order by now !?

  12. @meloch on February 8th, 2011 9:22 pm

    Check this Egyptian Helmet Man on Youtube:

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