Tuesday, May 06, 2003

Home is where the heat is

Well, well, well, remember how evil we were to not ratify Kyoto? Here's how those oh so superior and immensely moral Europeans are doing: BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Europe slips on greenhouse targets-via Rantburg

Next, we'll talk about the 220+ EU code violations by France...

Jonathan Todd, the Commission's spokesman, said the policy of "naming and shaming" offenders had not worked, and so tough new measures would be unveiled this week. "Some member states tend to be more thick-skinned than others. The French performance is lamentable," he said.

Someone needs to inform Mr. Todd that shame, by definition, doesn't come from the shameless. The French government has no honor, and is proud of that fact.

French under fire for shunning EU law By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in Brussels

This puts the Bennett non-event in its proper perspective.

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