Quote from Michael Palin: People assume that because you've eaten bull's penis or grasshoppers, they must be the worst things you've ever eaten - but more disgusting were those huge plates of food they give you in America. Totally tasteless.
Other tasteless thoughts for Sunday include Megawati still
not making a gracious handover to SBY who has asked for a smooth transition
. This won't be helped by the appointment of an acting army chief, Gen. Ryamizard Ryacudu, as a replacement for Gen. Endriartono Sutarto , who has resigned. The appointment of Gen. Ryamizard does require approval from the House of Representatives and this might not be forthcoming
as the representatives have yet to start work pending the allocation of offices.
Given that SBY will be inaugurated in just 10 days time, I, and more astute political observers, can only suspect malevolent mischief making.
Back in the USA, college students are pretty open about their political allegiances, declaring for and against Bush. This is a typically tasteless display of bare-faced college humour
. Actually, the faces are obscured, so this is not work-friendly.
But, depending on your tastes, this picture is.