‘Perfect acquaintances:’ readjusting the Special Relationship.
They updated the original story that Glenn Reynolds linked to, but the raised eyebrow remains: The Prime Minister’s first official meeting with the new President fell short of the lavish welcomes laid on in recent years. After intense negotiations with the new administration, Mr Brown got some warm words on the historic links between the U.S. and UK. [snip] Within minutes of landing in a | Read More »
Obama to make mega-bundler Louis Susman Ambassador to England?
Come, I will hide nothing from you: it would be blatantly unfair for me to mock the President for choosing Chicago bundler Louis Susman to be the ambassador to the Court of Saint James. You see, unlike a certain subset of the population I know how the game is actually played; certain ambassadorships are considered prestigious, and some aren’t. The ones that are prestigious – | Read More »
England’s credit crisis: different players, same result.
A bit of an antidote to certain, ah, reflexive ways of thinking: Bad Times Visit Our Betters in Europe LONDON — Think that credit collapse that triggered the Bush administration’s $700 billion bank bailout was necessary because of Republican hostility to regulation and the ineptness of President George W. Bush? If it were that simple, then British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Labor Party | Read More »
I can’t even do better than “Wall Fail.”
There are times when you just don’t waste people’s time with commentary. see more pwn and owned pictures Fail Blog This is one of those times.