After spending five months in an Egyptian jail, a law student from New York was released into the hands of a congressman who thinks he's funny.â†µ
"We told him the Mets won the World Series."
No word on exactly how the Mets supposedly succeeded in this alternate reality -- a healthy Johan Santana, a surprise midseason comeback from Mo Vaughn -- but it wasn't a very nice prank. Funny, but not very nice. Almost certainly worth it, and I wish I could have done it, but not very nice.