The Corner

Friends of Chirac

The London Independent is reporting that hundreds of members of Mugabe’s youth militia are fleeing to South Africa. Their complaint? They are tired of “killing for nothing”. Mugabe, readers will remember, was recently welcomed to Paris by Jacques Chirac.

Yes, by that same Jacques Chirac, who is (according to Le Figaro) a “a white knight of peace, a champion of all the oppressed of the Earth.”

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