“This wave of protests could go anywhere – towards democracy or towards Islamist control, as we saw in Iran….”
I think very highly of Andrew Bolt. He sticks his neck out like no other and generally “gets it”. But the idea that this could go Â towards democracy is patently absurd. Â Read more
Dying to live another day:
Walid Jumblatt, the leader of Lebanon’s 300,000-strong Druze community, has thrown his weight behind Hezbollah and Syria in the political showdown with the US-backed March 14 alliance that is brewing in Beirut.
The Druze will not find peace in a Hezbollah fiefdom. They are seen as heretics….. Â (Al Jizz)
In reality, this goose is cooked:
The women see the writing on the wall: Women wary of Islamic parties’ rise
“They’ll impose a new culture that is totally alien to us like the fundamentalist dress code,” said Sonia, referring to the Muslim headscarf worn by some but by no means all women in the north African state.
If we say that, we’re Islamophobes. AndÂ as evil as al-Awlaki.
One man, one vote, one time
As Spencer saidÂ here last week, while most of the lamestream enemedia and Western governments were hailing the victory of democracy in Tunisia. “Fall of secular regime paves the way for Islamic parties,” fromÂ Reuters, January 23