Ha ha!Â Here is theÂ audio and transcript.Â God I love the internet.
SP Assist: This is Lexi.
MA: Hello, Lexi. This is Frank lâ€™ouvrier (Frank the worker], Iâ€™m with President Sarkozy, on the line for Governor Palin.
SP Assist: One second please, can you hold on one second please?
MA: No problem.
SP Assist: Hi, Iâ€™m going to hand the phone over to her.
MA: Okay thank you very much Iâ€™m going to put the president on the line.
SP Assist: Ok heâ€™s coming to the line.
SP: This is Sarah.
MA: Okay, Governor Palin?
SP: Hellloooo…(long drawn out, like Well, hellooooo)
MA: Just hold on for President Sarkozy, one moment.
SP [To someone in the room]: Oh, itâ€™s not him yet, I always do that. Iâ€™ll just have people hand it to me right when itâ€™s them.
FNS: Yes, hello, Governor Palin? Yes, hello, Mrs. Governor?
SP: Hello this is Sarah., how are you?
FNS: Fine, and you, this is Nicolas Sarkozy speaking, how are you?
SP: Oh…so good, itâ€™s so good to hear you. Thank you for calling us.
FNS: Oh, itâ€™s a pleasure.
SP: Thank you sir, we have such great respect for you, John McCain and I, we love you and thank you for spending a few minutes to talk to me.
FNS: I follow your campaigns closely with my special American Advisor Johnny Hallyday, you know?
SP: Yes! Good!
FNS: Excellent! Are you confident?
SP: Very confident and weâ€™re thankful that the polls are showing that the race is tightening and–
FNS: Well I know very well that the campaign can be exhausting. How do you feel right now my dear?
SP: Ah, I feel so good. I feel like weâ€™re in a marathon and at the very end of the marathon, you get your second wind and you plow to the finishâ€”
FNS: You see, I got elected in France because Iâ€™m real and you seem to be someone whoâ€™s real as well.
SP: Yes, yeah, Nicolas, we so appreciate this opportunity.
FNS: You know, I see you as a president, one day, you too.
SP: [Muahaaa…weird laugh], maybe in 8 years. Haha
FNS: Well, ah, I hope for you. You know we have a lot in common because personally one of my favorite activities is to hunt too.
SP: [Giggle]o h very good, we should go hunting together.
FNS: Exactly! We could go try hunting by helicopter, like you did, I never did that.
FNS: Like we say in France, “on pourrait tuer des bÃ©bÃ©s phoques aussi” [Translation: We could also kill some baby seals.] SP: [Giggle] Well I think we could have a lot of fun together as weâ€™re getting work done, we can kill two birds with one stone that way.
FNS: I just love killing those animals. Mm, mm. Take away a life, that is so fun!
FNS: Iâ€™d really love to go as long as we donâ€™t bring your Vice president Cheney, hahaha.
SP: No, Iâ€™ll be a careful shot, yes.
FNS: You know we have a lot in common also except that from my house I can see Belgium. Thatâ€™s kind of less interesting than you.
SP: Well, see, weâ€™re right next door to other countries that we all need to be working with, yes.
FNS: Some people said in the last days, and I thought that was mean, that you werenâ€™t experienced enough in foreign relations, and you know, thatâ€™s completely false, thatâ€™s the thing I said to my great friend, the Prime Minister of Canada, Stef Carse [Stephen Harper is the PM].
SP: Well, heâ€™s doing fine, too, and yeah when you come into a position underestimated, it gives you the opportunity to prove the pundits and the critics wrong. You work that much harder-
FNS: I, I was wondering because you are also next to him, one of my good friends, also, the prime minister of Quebec, Mr. Richard Z. Sirois [a famous Quebec radio host], have you met him recently? Did he come to one of your rallies?
SP: Uh, havenâ€™t seen him at one of the rallies, but itâ€™s been great working with the Canadian officials in my role as governor; we have a great cooperative effort there as we work on all of our resource development projects. You know I look forward to working with you and getting to meet you personally and your beautiful wife, oh my goodness, youâ€™ve added a lot of energy to your country, even, with that beautiful family of yours.
FNS: Thank you very much. You know my wife, Carla, would love to meet you. You know even though she was a bit jealous that I was supposed to speak to you today. [Hahahaha] SP: [Hahahha] Well give her a big hug from me.
FNS: You know my wife is a popular singer and a former top model and sheâ€™s so hot in bed. She even wrote a song for you.
SP: Oh my goodness! I didnâ€™t know that.
FNS: Yes, in French, itâ€™s called Du rouge Ã lÃ¨vres sur une cochonne [Translate: Lipstick on a smutty girl (note: I’ve seen other sites that say this translates to lipstick on a sow)] or if you prefer in English Joe the Plumber, [sings] Itâ€™s his life, Joe the Plumber…”
SP: Maybe she understands Â some of the unfair criticism but I bet you she is such a hard worker, too, and she realizes you just plow through that criticism like
FNS: I just want to be sure, I donâ€™tâ€™ quite understand the phenomenon “Joe the Plumber,” thatâ€™s not your husband, right?
SP: Mmhmm, thatâ€™s into my husband but heâ€™s a normal American who just works hard and doesnâ€™t want government to take his money.
FNS: Yes, yes, I understand, we have the equivalent of Joe the Plumber in France, itâ€™s called, “Marcel, the guy with bread under his armpit, oui.”
SP: Right. Thatâ€™s what itâ€™s all about, is the middle class, and government needing to work for them. Youâ€™re a very good example for us here.
FNS: I Â seen a bit about NBC even Fox News wasnâ€™t an ally, an ally, sorry, about as much as usual.
SP: Yeah thatâ€™s what weâ€™re up against.
FNS: I must say, Governor Palin, I love the documentary they made on your life, you know, Hustlerâ€™s “Nailin Palin.”
SP: Â Oh, good, thank you. Yes.
FNS: That was really edgy.
SP: [Laughs] Well good.
FNS: I really love you. And I must say something, so, Governor, youâ€™ve been pranked.
By the Master Avengers. Weâ€™re two comedians from Montreal
SP: Oohhh have we been pranked? And what radio station is this? [tries to force herself to sound nice but you can tell sheâ€™s pissed]
FNS: This is for CKOI in Montreal.
SP: In Montreal? Tell me the radio station call letters
[SP leaves phone, continuous griping in background, sounds like, “For chrissakes…that was ??? Just a radio station prank…chrissakes…”]
MA: Hello? If one voice can change the world for Obama, one Viagra can change the world for McCain.
[Manâ€™s voice in background: hang up, hang up.] SP Assist: Hi, Iâ€™m sorry, I have to let you go. Um, thank you.