Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Monbiot endorses Wolfowitz for the world bank presidency

And he does indeed make a compelling case. I'd previously thought that this appointment would really be of an inconsequential symbolic nature, but with these kind of stupid assertions of power America is setting itself up for a big fall. Anway read the article. Here's a sample:

Best of all is the outside chance that the neocons might just be stupid enough to use the new wolf to blow the Bank down. The former British minister Clare Short laments that "it's as though they are trying to wreck our international systems."(17) Well, what a tragedy that would be. I would sob all the way to the party.

Read it here
Cost of the War in Iraq
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