Since I was recently randomly granted press credentials by the white house I figured I’d give covering the President a shot. So I now present, in chronological order, my live tweeting of President Obama’s speech to the United Nations as I heard it:
Obama: “bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla *head swivel* bla bla bla *head swivel* bla bla bla bla”
Obama: “bla bla bla bla cleavage bla bla bla in this body bla bla bla” Continue reading Live Tweeting President Obama’s Speech to the UN
Yet another reason the UN should be dismantled and replaced with something better. Especially since this 23 Million dollar painting is on the ceiling of the room dedicated to the horribly weak and disgracefully mismanaged Human Rights Council.
Oh, and they used, at least, 633,000 dollars meant to help people who are starving and dying around the world.
But, hey, the ceiling is sort of pretty now… or something (pictures via Fox):
(There’s UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the far right)
But I guess the most disturbing part of this whole story has to be that this collection of colorful stalactites comes as a bargain when compared with the one BILLION dollar price tag for the proposed renovations to the UN’s European headquarters and the 1.9 BILLION dollar face lift being given to the UN’s offices in New York City.