Lima Sahar is the first female contestant to make it to the top three on Afghanistan's version of American Idol, called Afghan Star. She was voted off last week. Critics had protested her singing in public in the Muslim country. They even took their complaints to the president.
Can you imagine calling up George W. Bush? "Yeah, Hello Mr. President, I know you're busy with the Bear Stearns buyout and the pending economic doom, but could you do something about the number of male contestants with long hair? Also, could you look into the rampant use of teeth whiteners? Seriously, focus on the fixable domestic problems..."