Winners & Losers

Winners Richard Armitage: Admits he’s the Plame leaker, no one cares, and he doesn’t even have to hire an attorney.  British political journalists: Their job becomes a lot easier when cabinet ministers go on the record predicting a rival “would be a f**king dreadful prime minister.” Felipe Calderón: Mexico’s president-elect. Now he just has to ...

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Winners

Richard Armitage: Admits he's the Plame leaker, no one cares, and he doesn't even have to hire an attorney. 

British political journalists: Their job becomes a lot easier when cabinet ministers go on the record predicting a rival "would be a f**king dreadful prime minister."

Winners

Richard Armitage: Admits he’s the Plame leaker, no one cares, and he doesn’t even have to hire an attorney. 

British political journalists: Their job becomes a lot easier when cabinet ministers go on the record predicting a rival “would be a f**king dreadful prime minister.”

Felipe Calderón: Mexico’s president-elect. Now he just has to get his opponent to stop blocking traffic.

Japanese conservatives: No need to revise the line of succession for the Chrysanthemum Throne. A baby boy has arrived.

Losers

The Iraq-al Qaeda link: Nope. The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee finds there is no evidence.

Singapore: Gets a rare and harsh rebuke from the IMF and World Bank after the government tries to deny NGOs from the institutions’ annual meetings next week. 

Pro-immigration rallies: What if you held a rally, and no one came?

Australia: Losing Steve Irwin was hard enough. Now, racing great Peter Brock has died in

an accident today. 

Sunburns: Sun worshippers everywhere rejoice at the news that British scientists have developed a sunscreen that heals sunburns and may prevent skin cancer.

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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