January 17, 2004

Clucks Abroad

Yes, it is hard to believe that there are people on the planet as stupid as Jeremy Corbyn, British Labor MP (Islington North), but there seem to be at least 50,000 on the evidence of this conference in Mumbai, including the notoriously shrill Arundhati Roy. Talking about Iraq and Afghanistan, Corbyn had this gem:

Innocent people were being killed in the reign of terror unleashed by the US, said Corbyn.

I know, I know, that was way too easy.

But the conference went on to demand the immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq and the restoration of "peace and normalcy". Just to remind us of the normalcy this conference has in mind, here's a photo of a mass grave from Saddam's time.

By the way, check out Corbyn's hobbies from his web site:

Main leisure pursuits: keeping chickens and woodworking
Posted by campbell at January 17, 2004 01:55 AM | TrackBack

I wonder just how well he keeps those chickens...

Posted by: Paul Jané at January 17, 2004 10:56 PM