Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Alert Bob Geldof


Scarcely a day into the New Year and the right blogosphere was already floating a new theme song:

Why oh why can't the US be more like Ethiopia?

Yes, these are the depths to which the debacle in Iraq have driven them: extolling the martial virtues of plucky little Ethiopia.

Ethiopia, of course, is truly one of the worst governments on earth (a competition of no small measure in Central and Northeast Africa).