Wednesday, March 02, 2005

The Arab Street - A vanquished cliche.

By Christopher Hitchens, a great article for all of us who grew up reading Robin Wright, Thomas Friedman, and other so-called "Arabists".............T
"The London-based newspaper Al Quds al-Arabi, which has for some time been a surrogate voice for 'insurgent' talk in the Arab diaspora, polled its readers after the Iraqi elections and had the grace to print the result. About 90 percent had been favorably impressed by the sight of Iraqi and Kurdish voters waiting their turn to have a say in their own future. "

1 Comment:

splugy said...

Can I buy tickets to watch Jon Stewart implode?