This Is What Passes
Hmmm. What are we to make of this?
YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS UP [John J. Miller]
If you were a novelist writing a political thriller set in Washington, and you decided to name create a character who was an African leader seeking a meeting in the Oval Office, and you named this character "President Bongo," you would risk being called a racist.
Today, in the NYT, there is a story about the chief executive of Gabon meeting Bush in the White House last year. His name? President Bongo.
Posted at 05:25 AM
UPDATE: What the fuck? He's still at it!
WELL, AT LEAST THE GLASS CEILING HAS BEEN BROKEN [Kathryn Jean Lopez]
Posted at 05:03 PM
NAME GAME [John J. Miller]
Too bad her name isn't Bongo.
Posted at 05:33 PM
Shut up, man!