Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Oh good grief -- he can't stop, can he?

I can persuade George Bush on climate change -- Blair

Tony Blair insisted yesterday that he could persuade President Bush to agree for the first time to a global target for a "substantial cut" in greenhouse gases within a framework sanctioned by the United Nations.

In an interview with the Guardian on the eve of the G8 summit, the prime minister said both elusive goals were now achievable and that America was "on the move" in its position on climate change....

Well, we'll be rid of one of them soon....

(More suggested reading for Tony here and here.)


UPDATE THURSDAY: As expected, the U.S. says no again. Oh, it's painful -- watching Blair (and Merkel) in their dealings with Bush is like watching Charlie Brown trying to kick the football. Is there no learning curve?

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