Thursday, June 13, 2013

No Irish need apply

United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage opening sentence in the Wall Street Journal --

Speaking in Essex on Monday ahead of next week's G-8 summit in Belfast, British Prime Minister David Cameron ..

The G-8 summit is not in Belfast. It's at the Lough Erne resort in County Fermanagh, which is about 90 miles from Belfast. You'd think a party that is so focused on the intrinsic brilliance of the UK would have respect for such distinctions.

Unless they're not sure whether Northern Ireland is in the UK.

G-8 summitteers, welcome to Ireland.