Sunday, May 31, 2009

An ignorant spokesman

(TI)State Department press spokesman Ian Kelly on Friday told a news briefing in Washington that he didn’t know how the US had voted at Wednesday’s UN Human Rights Commission’s special session in Geneva when the European Union tried to drag Sri Lanka over the coals.

"Kelly can wait for 100 years, if that is possible, to learn how the US voted, but he will never know,’’ a diplomatic source in the US capital chuckled. "The US is not a member of the Council, ergo, not entitled to vote.’’ Full text