EU set to approve Wolfowitz as World Bank head
BRUSSELS - European ministers gave their endorsement to Paul Wolfowitz as
the next president of the World Bank after he affirmed his commitment to making
the fight against povery his main goal.
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This was never really in doubt. Once Bush made his choice Wolfowitz' appointment was a done deal. Still for the sake of appearances he had to jump through the hoops and give his critics a chance to howl. What still puzzles me is why did Bush wait so long to make the announcement? Supposedly the decision had been made months earlier.