If pay be the criteria for intelligence, these must be the dumb asses in international politics.
Russian President Vladimir Putin S$113,000 pa
French President Nicolas Sarkozy S$480,000
British PM Gordon Brown S$534,000
German Chancellor Angela Merkel S$544,000
Irish PM Bertie Ahern S$620,00
These dumb asses were so shortchanged that they didn't know their market values.