Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Boris Johnson dies

Oh, it was Boris Yeltsin - easy mistake to make.

This article from the Scotsman reminds us that the best thing a politician can do for their reputation is to snuff it. It describes him as a 'defender of deomocracy'. Suppose you could argue he was - compared to the lot he replaced.

But there was the whole shelling the Russian Parliament thing - generally not the sort of behaviour that is considered normal democratic protocol.

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