Whilst all eyes are on the CPS, waiting to see how few they can get away with charging over the expenses fraud – without setting off a full scale riot, it is always instructive to trawl round the rest of the Government web sites and see what else they might wish to slip out under cover of the ‘ooh, aah’ factor.
What a peach this is. What an absolute rip roaring disgrace – from a Government that has been queing all week to tell us how right they were to bomb 100,000 Iraquis back to the middle ages because it was a corrupt regime.
The Treasury is supporting the restoration of Zimbabwe’s voting rights on the International Monetary Fund. Not just ‘not blocking this move’, not just turning a diplomatic eye in the opposite direction, but actually supporting these murderous bas*ards rehabilitation to full voting rights.
Yesterday, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the French politician who heads the IMF announced that he might leave early.
“But if you ask me whether in certain circumstances I could reconsider this question, the answer is yes, I could reconsider this question,” he added, without going into details.
Being forced to take seriously a Zimbabwean viewpoint on fiscal probity could well form those ‘certain circumstances’. However there is worse news for Strauss-Kahn as he ponders his future.
The rumours that first emerged in the Guardian last year of a certain Gordon Brown having his eye on the key position have resurfaced to add to his discomfort.
Gordon Brown, the man who lead the world to financial disaster, ably assisted by the Zimbabwean Finance Minister…
Thank-God I’m old, I shouldn’t have to endure this much longer with any luck.