Ecuador's leftist President Rafael Correa said Washington must let him open a military base in Miami if the United States wants to keep using an air base on Ecuador's Pacific coast.Tough and perceptive.
"If there's no problem having foreign soldiers on a country's soil, surely they'll let us have an Ecuadorean base in the United States."
Correa, a popular leftist economist, had promised to cut off his arm before extending the lease that ends in 2009 and has called U.S. President George W. Bush a "dimwit".
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Quid Pro Quo
While Pete Stark apologizes for telling the truth (dammit!), el presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa, doesn't:
Posted by red rabbit at 12:10 PM