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Posted: 5/9/2003 12:09:36 AM EDT
London Mayor Ken Livingstone has launched an astonishing attack on US President George W Bush, calling him "corrupt".

The mayor said: "I think George Bush is the most corrupt American president since Harding in the Twenties.

"He is not the legitimate president."

He later added: "This really is a completely unsupportable government and I look forward to it being overthrown as much as I looked forward to Saddam Hussein being overthrown."

Asked about Mr Livingstone's comments, White House Press Secretary, Ari Fleischer, said: "First of all, I've never heard of the fellow. Second, I'm not going to dignify it with a response."

And in a statement, officials from the US embassy in London, said:

"Mayor Livingstone's opinions about the United States are a matter of complete indifference to the American embassy, the American government and the American people."

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Link Posted: 5/9/2003 12:11:04 AM EDT
Does this mean we have to send cruise missile's into London now??[:(]
Link Posted: 5/9/2003 12:12:21 AM EDT
Ari should have told him to "sit on it".
Link Posted: 5/9/2003 12:14:35 AM EDT
"red" Ken Livingston is a reknown leftist.  Most Britons hate GWB anyway, not that it matters.

No big deal.
Link Posted: 5/9/2003 12:38:01 AM EDT
> Most Britons hate GWB anyway, not that it
> matters.

Not entirely true, some of  us respect him, but it doesnt matter one way or the other really :)

Red Ken's good for London (probably), I kinda wish he'd keep his nose out of everything else.
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