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The BBC strikes again

30/10/2012

ترحيبا حارا لقرائنا جديدة في المملكة العربية السعودية

Yesterday, Barack Obama was supposed to be addressing an election rally in Florida. As Hurricane/Tropical Storm/Cyclone/Gentle Breeze Sandy beamed in on the Eastern seaboard, however, he had to return to Washington to look tough, decisive and presidential (and generally do better than Dubya did with Katrina). He left Bill Clinton to address the people in the sunshine. Well, that’s what he did according to everyone except our beloved national broadcaster on the 10.00 News last night:

I’m not sure which of them is likely to be more offended.

El escritor no puede ufanarse de los aciertos que obtenga, sino de los desaciertos que eluda.
The writer cannot pride himself on the successes he achieves, but on the mistakes he avoids.
[Nicolás Gómez Dávila]

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