UN Sec. General Kofi Annan wasn’t greeted warmly yesterday by UN staffers at a meeting where he presented his ‘management reform’ plan:
UNITED NATIONS – U.N. staffers heckled and booed Secretary-General Annan yesterday in a raucous meeting after he presented a “management reform” plan that includes cutting jobs for New Yorkers employed at Turtle Bay.
In a clear sign that U.N. employees have lost confidence in a leader who rose from their ranks, one staffer told the secretary-general bluntly, “Nobody believes you.”
When asked by a staffer if U.N. jobs will be farmed out to Kinko’s from now on, Mr. Annan showed how out of touch he has become from his underlings and from his fellow New Yorkers. “What is Kinko?” he asked.
Something that rhymes with “pinko.”
Seriously, you know it’s been a bad day for Mr. Annan when he gets treated worse at the UN then the President.
Oh, and about the management reform plan – guess who endorses it?
[…] warmly endorsed by America’s U.N. ambassador, John Bolton, who has long urged profound reform of how the organization is managed […]
(Cross-posted at California Conservative)