And my question is why?
Why would any American politician meet with this tax cheat from another country?
When Mia Farrow or any other American lobbies and/or testifies before Congress, I have no problem with it. Meryl Streep and Jessica Lange have given proficient and insightful testimony before Congress.
This is not an issue of, "I am sick of celebrities!" This is an issue of: I am tired of elected American officials making time in their schedules for celebrities from other countries. Last time I checked, our economy was in the toilet. I cannot imagine that members of Congress have much free time and any that they do should be spent addressing the economy, not meeting with foreign celebrities to hear about the pet causes and foundations.
Equally true, after Bono sold out Africa at the G8, I think it is clear to all but the willfully stupid that he does not 'speak for' Africa and that he is just the latest in long line of White man from other countries attempting to bully a people.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for today: