Saturday, June 18, 2005

Exactly How Much Is Half of Fuck-All?

The House of Representatives voted yesterday to withhold half of the US's imaginary UN dues, as a crowbar to push through a shopping list of reforms, 'including cost cuts and the introduction of an independent watchdog to investigate allegations of wrongdoing'.

Now, it could of course be argued (from the left as well as the right) that a cut in imaginary funding is not inappropriate to the UN's imaginary benefit to the world. But given how sedulously Congress pursues its own investigations of wrongdoing, did e'er pot call kettle blacker?

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