Saudi King: Greatest Show In Town

king_abdullah--300x300The biggest bit of theatricality right now is not occurring on a Broadway stage — no, not even at the Foxwoods Theatre, where “Spider-Man” is taking wing. It’s taking place at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where Saudi Arabia’s 86-year-old King Abdullah — you know, the guy who, according to Wikileaks, joined John McCain in a chorus of a Beach Boyish “Bomb bomb Iran” — has commandeered an entire wing as he recovers from back surgery on the VIP floor. What? You thought His Majesty was going to share a room, like you and me and the rest of the unpeople?

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