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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Things fall apart

"...of all the deranged notions that were floated - Blair as a 'faith ambassador', please - they came up with and settled on this idiocy. Why stop there? Why not put a Klansman in charge of race relations, a paedophile at the head of the Boy Scouts, and set up a Melvyn Bragg School for Cultural Excellence while we're at it? They have selected Tony Blair, the executioner of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis, the co-sponsor of Israel's murderous attack on Lebanon, the arms dealer to the crooked Saudi dynasty, the detestable spear-carrier for the American Empire, and bag-carrier for Bush, to be the Quartet's envoy to the Middle East." (Lenin's Tomb)

The world has been turned on its head. Jeeves is now to be the boss and Wooster has to go and be an emissary to the fuzzy-wuzzies. Maybe he even thought Apres moi le deluge, as he toddled off with floods all around the country and wars around the world.

Feargal Mooney

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