Boondoggle

One blogger’s personal bridge to nowhere

NATO drills (and cameras)

(cross-posted at Dispatch)

leicaKudos to British Foreign Secretary David Miliband for calling Germany out on its sexist gifts to delegations at the NATO summit in France:

The German government are taking every opportunity to fight the downturn.  The large box in my (French) hotel room at the NATO summit was a Bosch drill (with extra drill bits).  But traditions die hard: women Foreign Ministers were given a Leica camera.

Better than DVDs that don’t work, I suppose.

(image from flickr user Glenn Zucman under a Creative Commons license)

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April 6, 2009 - Posted by | Feminism | ,

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