Wednesday, March 19, 2003

War of Words
While the US has been somewhat diplomatic in its treatment of France and its opposition to the war, Australia's leaders have not been quite so nice. This is Australia's Federal Parliamentary Sec'y on France--
"When you start to compare (permanent security council members), America is the eagle, China is the tiger, Russia is the bear, and in my view France is the vulture. It circles around and does nothing for itself, waiting for the opportunity to go and pick the benefits of other peoples' hard work." (full story here)

(thanks to Tim Blair)


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