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Peace may come to Zimbabwe

Stevie Wonder was at least 28 years premature, but it may yet happen.

Apparently Robert Mugabe, who is third on my list for jerk of the year, after Rupert Murdoch and Bill O'Reilly, has bought an expensive house in Hong Kong. (Bodyguards there roughed up two British reporters nosing around the property.) Let's hope he flees soon.

Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

The Best Defense

French vs. British subs

A French nuclear submarine collided with a British one in the Atlantic earlier this month. Maybe this is what happens when formerly great powers try to keep up appearances. What they need is a Euro-sub.

Photo: Site de la Marine nationale française