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Burma Bummer

Posted by admin | Posted in foreign policy | Posted on 29-09-2007


Braving today’s gorgeous D.C. weather, we took the Extreme Family to the National Zoo to explore the new Asia Trail exhibit.

Lo and behold, what do we discover?  According to National Zoo signs there are animals from the Orient which are naturally found in Myanmar.  Not Burma, as freedom lovers advocate calling the country, but Myanmar.

Perhaps we should suggest that the National Zoo — which is run, after all, with federal tax money — relabel their signs to say Burma?  Heck, while we’re at it, let’s urge them to rename the country as Reagan Burma.

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