Bashar al-Assad's IT Department Studied Under Mel Brooks

By Jeffrey Goldberg

As Goldblog discussed Wednesday, the Anonymous hackers collective had some easy fun unlocking Bashar al-Assad's e-mails and sharing them with the world. His password, as much of the world now knows, was, "1-2-3-4-5."  Obviously, Bashar's IT Department is partial to Mel Brooks:.

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