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Joe Biden Takes His Granddaughter To Feed The Ducks In Mongolia: Photos

JOE Biden, the Deputy leader of the US Barack Obama uses for entertainment purposes, is in Mongolia. There he met with Mongolian Prime Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold and watched the Mini Nadam or Mongolian wrestling performance in Ulan Bator from the same vantage point from which a gopher watches golf. But Obama’s warm-up man achieved something notable when the doors to his plane opened and revealed that he was being accompanied by his granddaughter Naomi Biden. What Naomi doesn’t know about the Mongolian economy and feeding ducks in the park is not worth knowing…


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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, meets Mongolian wrestler during Mini Nadam, or Mongolian wrestling performance, in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Posted: 22nd, August 2011 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Selling Earth Hour In The Mongolia Hellhole

IT says something of the narrow-minded obsessiveness of the WWF that, despite the state of emergency in Mongolia, its only interest in the country seems to be that its fatuous Earth hour will stretch from “Mongolia to Argentina … “, writes Richard North.

In their freezing hellhole, there would probably be many hundreds of thousands of Mongolians who would be extremely happy to turn off their lights next Saturday as part of this WWF showboating, but for the minor detail that they don’t have any and, even if they did, there isn’t any electricity anyway. Despite that, no doubt, WWF will be able to claim as a success the fact that there will be so many darkened areas in Mongolia next week.

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Posted: 22nd, March 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0