COPIAPO, CHILE (The Borowitz Report) - Television viewers worldwide who have been riveted by the unfolding drama of the Chilean miners' rescue were stunned this afternoon by the sight of Michaele and Tareq Salahi emerging from the mine.
Mr. and Mrs. Salahi, who are perhaps best known for crashing a state dinner at the White House last year, waved to cameras as they emerged, Mrs. Salahi attired in her trademark floor-length red dress.
At the mine site, officials were scrambling to determine precisely how the Salahis had made their way down into the mine in time to grab the attention of a global television audience.
"To our knowledge, this is the first example of mine-crashing on record," said Chilean official Vincenzo Alejandro Mineros. "Clearly, this is one aspect of mine security we hadn't considered."
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