You know a leader sucks when his own people want to be invaded. ZIMBABWE'S leading cleric has called on Britain to invade the country and topple President Robert Mugabe. Pius Ncube, the Archbishop of Bulawayo, warned that millions were facing death from famine, unable to survive and inflation believed to have soared to 15,000%.
Mugabe, 83, had proved intransigent despite the "massive risk to life," said Ncube, the head of Zimbabwe's 1m Catholics. "I think it is justified for Britain to raid Zimbabwe and remove Mugabe," he said. "We should do it ourselves but there is too mush fear. I'm ready to lead the people, guns blazing, but the people are not ready."
Some parts of Zimbabwe have seen 95% of crops fail, leaving families with only two or three weeks' food supply to last a year. Prices in the shops are more than doubling every week and Christopher Dell, the American ambassador, predicts that by the end of the year inflation could hit 1.5m%. Suddenly that whole evil imperialistic colonialism thing doesn't look so bad now, does it?