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YouTube puppet show mocks Syrian President Assad

The puppet show has only been up on YouTube for two weeks, and yet it’s already received more than 40,000 views, sparked a backlash and been widely praised as it makes a mockery of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian theater group Masasit Mati put out its first episodes of “Top Goon: Diaries of a Little Dictator” as the popular uprising against Assad reaches its ninth month, and thousands of Syrians are said to be in jail or dead for defying him. Masasit Mati is named after the straw that’s used to drink mati, a popular herbal tea Syrians drink over long conversations.

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