Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Bloodstained Kleptocracy that Really Keeps on Giving

Continuing our recurring fascination on this blog with the delightful Obiang family of Equatorial Guinea, I thought I might point your collective attentions (assuming anybody is paying any) to the Times' editorial today discussing the fact that President Obiang has pledged $3m a year to UNESCO to sponsor a prize to honor achievements that "improve the quality of human life," and without a hint of irony! And what's even more ironically unironic, they took the money!