The Dalai Lama is a tough room

You know that guy who is so amazing and so accomplished and so intimidating that you absolutely, without fail, are going to say something completely moronic in front of him? The Dalai Lama is that guy. Here’s the latest edition, from Bret Baier of Fox:

h/t Gawker 

Okay, that was dumb. BUT IT GETS DUMBER. Check out this clip from 2011, when an Australian interviewer, apparently under the thrall of some irresistible urge, tells a joke that has zero percent chance of landing:

The poor man just wants to escape the neverending cycle of clueless news anchors so he can go back to his hotel room and order a little Nirvana in peace.

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