The American Presidential campaign is heating up and the Khmer Rouge, who have
never been known to tell even one lie, are being used as a source for why
Senator John McCain is not only unfit to hold the office, but even worse is on
the payroll of Hanoi.
Conservative pundit Paul Weyrich, in his recently
circulated e-mail column for his Free Congress Foundation, wrote "The Cambodian
Khmer Rouge has claimed that 'McCain is a Vietnamese agent,' for what it's
The Post was unable to contact any reliable KR sources for
further details on this ground-breaking revelation.
** A prominent
English language school in town, perhaps in response to the antics of some of
its staff, has come up with a code of conduct for all teachers. When one teacher
asked to see it, he was told, "Well, er ... no, you can't! Because then you'll
know what your not supposed to do."
** High-tech junkies will love
the new dentist at International SOS. He's got a tiny little video camera so
that you can get a before and after treatment tour of your
** This week one local official approached the
demonstrators sitting across the street the National Assembly and told them they
had to move as it was giving the city a bad image. All the camping out was
causing a mess and cluttering up the park.
When he left, just for good
measure, he stopped near the palace wall and took a leak.
all the brouhaha over the three songs recently banned by the government ("The
odor of the three-colored flower," "Please inject me with poison and kill me,"
and "Though you have a wife, I will accept you"), there seems to be less
interest in checking on truth-in-advertising issues.
Two ads airing
recently on radio may deserve a look-see. One touts a clinic in Phnom Penh with
"trained doctors from Beijing" who can treat folks with "weak or dying penis." A
second clinic offers: "Those girls who've lost their virginity can have it
** Some journalists are hoping that the government
organizes another pot destruction ceremony-the sooner the better. At the one in
Kampot, it seems that the flames didn't get the job done and a few of those who
lingered on had to do the dirty themselves by lugging home more than a few kilos
in their camera bags.