Saturday, November 24, 2007

Bush Ally Loses Power In Australia

International news story of the day: Another foreign leader foolish enough to support the Iraq invasion bites the dust.

First it was the UK's Tony Blair, who should have known better, and today it's John Howard, completely out of step with the voters Down Under.

The Huffington Post calls the latest reversal of fortunes the "coalition of the no longer willing." Here's the lead paragraph from today's New York Times:
Prime Minister John Howard, one of President Bush’s staunchest allies in Asia, suffered a resounding loss after 11 years in power.

1 comment:

Tulsan said...

What possessed those guys to see the witless Bush and company as boon companions in the international arena? They all deserve to go down in flames for poor judgment alone.