VSL:WEB // Crazy world leaders

According to Amnesty International, G. W. Bush has a hidden talent that none of us have seen — until now.

The human-rights organization’s cheeky ad “Crazy Leaders” has the departing president folding origami birds. Vladimir Putin and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad also appear — they’re fashioning balloon animals and crocheting, respectively. Produced by a cutting-edge ad agency in Germany, the half-minute clip wraps up with a rousing call to arms (or hands) — “We can change what they do,” it tells us. But one question remains: What does it say about us when the Germans are calling our leaders insane?

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