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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Too funny: Lebanese politicians get into fight on TV

From AP:
Two prominent Lebanese politicians debating the unrest in neighboring Syria have exchanged blows on live television, in an indication of the deep divide between Lebanese factions over their relationship with Damascus.

Pro and anti-Syrian regime demonstrations are common in Lebanon, whose politics have long been heavily influenced by Damascus, now facing increasing isolation over its bloody crackdown on protestors.

The fight late Monday night broke out in a debate between anti-Syrian former legislator Mustafa Alloush and the head of the Lebanese branch of Syria's ruling Baath party Fayez Shukur.
The video:


MEMRI has the translated video (not embeddable, unfortunately), where it includes such gems as "My shoe commands more respect than you" and "Your sister..."