Friday, September 15, 2006

By The Authority Vested In Me...

Seanachie's taste for the bizarre is sated by the news that World Bank chief and former White House hawk Paul Wolfowitz has come to the aid of anti-IMF activists, 27 of whom had been banned from entering Singapore ahead of the IMF meeting there next week. Wolfowitz branded Singapore 'authoritarian'(well, this is a country that bans men from having long hair as well as criminalising chewing gum and failing to flush a public toilet) and the Singaporean 'authorities' have cut the protestors some slack and agreed to allow all but five of them in.