WSJ's Best of the Web yesterday has good stuff not only about how the current unrest in the Arab world destroys the idea of linkage, but also this gem:
Two Columnists in One!
"Paradoxically, a more democratic Iraq may also be a more repressive one; it may well be that a majority of Iraqis favor more curbs on professional women and on religious minorities. . . . Women did relatively well under Saddam Hussein. . . . Iraq won't follow the theocratic model of Iran, but it could end up as Iran Lite: an Islamic state, but ruled by politicians rather than ayatollahs. I get the sense that's the system many Iraqis seek. . . . We may just have to get used to the idea that we have been midwives to growing Islamic fundamentalism in Iraq."--Nicholas Kristof, New York Times, June 24, 2003Julian Assange from Wikileaks is sounding a lot like Charlie Sheen in his bizarre, paranoid rants:
"Is the Arab world unready for freedom? A crude stereotype lingers that some people--Arabs, Chinese and Africans--are incompatible with democracy. . . . This line of thinking seems to me insulting to the unfree world. . . . It's condescending and foolish to suggest that people dying for democracy aren't ready for it."--Kristof, Times, Feb. 27, 2011
A report published by a British magazine on Tuesday said the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, suggested that British journalists, including the editor of The Guardian, were engaged in a Jewish-led conspiracy to smear his organization.Yup, the Guardian is my number one source for Jewish conspiracies. Oh, wait....
Speaking of Charlie, you have got to take this hilarious Guardian quiz. I did horribly.
One way of fighting "Israel Apartheid Week" is with...Israel Peace Week! Some 50 campuses will be exposed to a positive message about Israel next week.
Speaking of apartheid - the real kind - three African countries are simultaneously releasing stamps honoring 12 Jews who were in the forefront of liberating African nations from apartheid and racism.
Beyond disgusting, the Telegraph finds a video of Afghan children playing an innocent game of suicide bomber:
Finally, Jeffrey Goldberg brings us "Jews! Jews! Jews! Jews! Jews!" But perhaps he is just trying to increase his search results in Google.
(h/t Zach N, Alex, Callie, The Jawa Report, Stan)