WikiLaughs: Top eight WikiLeaks jokes
7. David Letterman, antiterror mastermind
Some actual WikiLeaks documents have revealed the comedic sensibilities of diplomats. At least one apparently points to the social importance of comedy.
A State Department cable, according to news reports, was headlined "David Letterman: Agent of influence." Its point: American comedy or other TV shows that become popular in Saudi Arabia may help to dissuade youths there from becoming terrorists.