Wednesday, September 23, 2009

This Must Be Satire

Gordon Brown honoured in New York as world statesman of the year

Gordon Brown may be trailing in the polls at home, but in the US last night he was hailed as a hero for "stabilising" the world economy and showing "compassionate leadership".

The prime minister, in New York for the UN general assembly, was honoured as world statesman of the year at a VIP-packed gala dinner. The award was presented on behalf of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, an interfaith organisation which campaigns for religious freedom and human rights, by the veteran US former secretary of state Henry Kissinger...


Reminds me of that Horace Walpole quote: "Life is a comedy to those who think and a tragedy to those who feel". When you see things like this all you can do is laugh.