Life imitating art, or something like that 

In an otherwise enlightening piece on the efforts to US and Germany to cooperate in the reconstruction of Iraq, the BBC makes this colossal blunder:

After his meeting with George Bush, the German chancellor also met French President Jacques Chirac and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

This is the threesome christened The Axis of Weasels by White House hawks for their opposition to the war.

Alert readers know, of course, that this is absolutely false. The origin of the "Axis of Weasels" tag can be found here.


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