> > Katie Couric, > Charlie Gibson, Brian Williams and a tough old U.S. Marine > Sergeant were captured by terrorists in Iraq . The leader of > the terrorists told them he'd grant each of them one > last request before they were beheaded and dragged naked > through the streets. > > > > Katie > Couric said, 'Well, I'm a Southerner, so I'd > like one last plate of fried chicken.' > > > > The leader nodded to an > underling who left and returned with the chicken. > Couric ate it all and said, 'Now I can die > content.' > > > > Charlie > Gibson said, 'I'm living in ' New York , so > I'd like to hear the > song, The Moon and Me, one last time.' > > > > The > terrorist leader nodded to another terrorist who had > studied the Western world and knew the music. He returned > with some rag-tag musicians and played the > song. > > > > Gibson > was satisfied. > > > > Brian > Williams said, 'I'm a reporter to the end. I want > to take out my tape recorder and describe the scene here and > what's about to happen. > Maybe, someday, someone will hear it and know that I > was on > the job till the end.' > > > > The > leader directed an aide to hand over the tape recorder > and Williams > dictated his comments. > > > > Williams then > said, 'Now I can die happy.' > > > > The > leader turned and asked, 'And now, Mr.. U..S. Marine, > what is > your final wish? > > > > 'Kick > me in the ass,' said the Marine. > > > > 'What?' > asked the leader, 'Will you mock us in your last > hour?' > > > > 'No, > I'm NOT kidding. I want you to kick me in the ass,' > insisted the Marine. > > > > So > the leader shoved him into the yard and kicked him > in the > ass. > > > > The > Marine went sprawling, but rolled to his knees, pulled a 9 > mm pistol from inside his cammies and shot the leader > dead. > > > > In > the resulting confusion, he emptied his sidearm on six > terrorists, then with his knife he slashed the throat of > one, and with an AK-47, which he took, sprayed the rest of > the terrorists killing another 11. > > > > In > a flash, all of them were either dead or fleeing for their > lives. > > > > As > the Marine was untying Couric, Gibson, and Williams, they > asked him, 'Why didn't you just shoot them all in > the first place? Why did you ask him to kick you in the > ass?' > > > > 'What?' replied the > Marine, 'and have you three assholes report that I was > the aggressor.....?' > > > > Semper > Fi!