Thursday, 7 June 2007

A checkered flag

Here's one that 'London Agnes' sent me. In preparation for a Topolanek visit to Pakistan, some numpty at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs must have been designated the task of researching some Czech background and finding out what the country's symbols were. Since one way of spelling Czech is 'check', what other conclusion could you come to other than racing's checkered flag as the national flag...

And while on the subject of political visits, I see that Dubya has just dropped around Mirek's place to receive some metaphorical fellating and to swap some light-highted banter over the light-sabre rattling exchanged between them and Vlad. Here's Steve Bell's take on the visit and Dubya's reassertion of the fight for democracy:

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