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Speech o' the week. Apparently

Joseph Biden's oratory has made quite an impact in Bosnia-Herzegovina, to the extent that a Bosnian farmer - one Hazim Imamovic - is attempting to gift him some land in the village of Bakici.

A quick look at Google maps discloses that Bakici, and variants thereof, is a name about as common as Newtown, so pinning down which one is not easily done. Biden being a lawyer by trade, somehow I cannot see him taking up more honest toil when he retires / is kicked out of office. Mind you BiH probably has more interesting scenery than his home state of Delaware.

Biden's speech is here. I skimmed it and was insufficiently moved to offer Biden any tangible thanks.

Anyway, time to haul out an antique anecdote - Biden must rate as a more helpful visitor than Susan Sontag, who famously hit upon the great idea of staging 'Waiting for Godot' in Sarajevo mid-siege.

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