Where to begin? Right humor. On top of French warplanes shooting down tanks in Libya.
HAL 9000, "Barry I have the utmost confidence in this mission."
HAL, "Want to play Global Thermonuclear War Barry?"
HAL, "Look Barry, I can see you are really stressed at how the polls are going. Go take a smoke and work on your brackets."
HAL, "I'm sorry Barry, I can't allow you to interfere with the mission. And take Biden with you to the airlock."