“So I understand that this beautiful song about His Holiness’s 80th birthday is a wish that he lives to be 113 years old. I am sure that we all associate ourselves with that remark and I know it’s good news to the government of Beijing,” she joked with the audience, many of whom looked confused by the remarks.
“When we were in Tibet they said to us ‘We support religion, we gilded the roof of the temple. We gilded… we painted the roof of the temple. We gilded the roof.’ We said back to them, ‘We’re not interested in what your gilding the roof, we’re interested in that you’re guarding the minds of the children, and we’re interested in freedom of education, of culture, of religion in Tibet; not painting the roof of the temple.’”
Hey, Nancy? You alright, lady? Gettin’ a little worried there. It’s hard to laugh at someone who is clearly sliding down off the deep end. I mean… we’ll still do it, but we might feel bad about it for a few seconds. Maybe. Probably not.
But still. Maybe take some vitamins? Do some crossword puzzles, strengthen your mind a little? My mom swears by the crossword puzzles and she’s sharp as a tack. You may want to give that a go.