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Tuesday, June 15, 2004

More Good News From Iraq 

Part III of the Roundup from Chrenkoff... and here is a very interesting spin on the spin (you read that right) on the EU elections...

The Euro-election results are in, and it seems that every governing party, with the exception of Spanish Socialist*, is a loser. This is how AP sees the new political landscape:

"European voters punished leaders in Britain, Italy and the Netherlands for getting involved in Iraq - but also turned their ire on the war's chief opponents German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and French President Jacques Chirac over local issues, projections showed Sunday."

Isn't it nice how the pro-war leaders are punished for their pro-war stance, whereas anti-war leaders are punished over "local issues"? There obviously aren't any local issues in Great Britain, Italy and the Netherlands, but plenty in Germany and France.

Does anyone else pronounce EU as Ewww in their head when they see it written somewhere? Maybe its just me.


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