Saturday, December 29, 2007

Oh dear

Fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck. That's almost up there with General John Sedgwick whose last recorded words were: "They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance."

There is a deep and very mordant irony about the fact that a corrupt, incompetent, feudal autocrat with a ropey human rights record was the best hope for Pakistan. But it's not funny, exactly.

Still, the awards for scariest country and most fucked up country of 2007 go to...


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Blogger dominic said...

..the same country that has consistently won those very same awards for pretty much every year for, well, at the very least, the last ten years?

A sad day for Swiss bankers, I guess, too.

1:56 am  
Blogger Quink said...

I always thought it was "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist..."

Don't forget Malcolm X's last words - something along the lines of "Cool it brothers..."

12:39 pm  

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