Tuesday 20 November 2018

Nikki and eine kleine price of freedom

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Photo
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Photo
Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

There's been a bit of information knocking around my head all week that makes me feel better about living in this grand old European Union of ours, which at least pretends to be concerned about certain aspects of social mobility.

When US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley resigned, one of the possible reasons was that she "needs to make some money" because otherwise she'd be struggling to send her kids to college on a "government salary" - so immediately I assumed that she must have about seven or eight kids, for this to be any kind of an issue.

In fact she only has two.

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