VSL:WEB // Angry postcards from the edge

Icelanders are going to great lengths to distance themselves from the Taliban and al-Qaeda. Why? Because the British government is using anti-terrorism laws to freeze the assets of Iceland’s failed national bank, Landsbanki.

The British intended to protect their investments; the end result was a mess of hurt feelings in Reykjavik. And so, Icelanders petitioned Britain’s prime minister, Gordon Brown, directly, via the Internet. You’ll see seniors, newlyweds, toddlers surrounded by stuffed animals, and a man in a Santa suit with a sign that reads YOU HAVE BEEN A BAD BOY, DARLING BROWN. We see their point, but we still maintain that these Icelanders are definitely persons of interest.

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VSL:WEB // Angry postcards from the edge