Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Today in the news

Bush Gropes German Chancellor

First off, thank God the Chancellor is a woman.

Second, George Bush's penchant for warfare may have lead to his apparent attempt at strangling the German Chancellor in so public a manner. The Second World War is over George; we won. Leave the Chancellor alone.

Beirut evacuation does not look promising

US citizens who are fretting about being evacuated from Beirut this week have every reason to be nervous. Given Washington's inability to evacuate its citizens from down the road in New Orleans last year, what hope one wonders, is for those souls in Beirut when the US so badly botched the victims of Katrina?

Oh, and if they are planning to send in a cruise ship, be sure not to call Princess Lines.