Tim Blair


New Criterion



Thursday, December 09, 2004
When Andrei Illarianov tried to tell Phillip Adams this the other day,
According to the Kyoto protocol proponents, Australia and the US are the rogue nations. But in the eyes of the absolute majority of the world, they are reasonable and smart.

After all, Australia and the US -- along with nine developed countries and 167 other nations -- are refusing to undertake legal obligations in restricting their greenhouse gas emissions.
he was smartly moved on.

It's OK in the commune to back Russian dissident intellectuals, but not if they dissent from Putin's Kyoto opportunism.

It's one thing to get divergent views into the commune's door. It's another to get them broadcast.