Friday, April 22, 2005

The Kinnock Connection

Confirmation that you can indeed tell a man by the company he keeps. The muse of John Bolton's assailant is the flaky Brit EU Anti-Corruption Czar who busted only whistle blowers.

Senator Joseph Biden, the Dem leading the charge against Bolton...

...was forced out of the 1988 race for the Democratic presidential nomination when he oafishly attempted to claim parts of a speech by British Labor Party Leader Neil Kinnock as his own.

Brit readers older than 30 will know 'Windbag' Kinnock as the socialist leader, who, having lost to the hapless post-Maggie Tories got kicked upstairs to the EU. Where he drove away, sacked or imprisoned investigaters and ensured an unbroken run of 9 years qualification of the EU's accounts. He retired with a fat pension last year and put aside his lefty republicanism to become Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty. He now sits in the House of Lords.