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Monday, March 20, 2006

Afghani On Trial for Being Christian

and could face the death penalty.

But it's sure a good thing we brought Democracy to Afghanistan, huh? And leaving Afghanistan to start a war in Iraq was still really wise, right?

Yergh. (h/t to Moonbotica.)

2 Comments:

Blogger Jeremy said...

This completely coincides with what our side has been saying for years - just because you democratize a nation, it doesn't mean that nation is going to respond favorably to theocracy or other deplorable forms of government.

Look at Iran. Look at Egypt. Look at Palestine. All examples of people saying, "cool, thanks for the vote, I'll chose the guy in with the belt-bomb around his chest for my president."

3/28/2006 7:28 PM  
Blogger Jeremy said...

And just one more thing here...You know, the neocon, Bush supporting assholes who keep pushing Democracy, I've got a message for you.

Democracy is great and all, but you have to eat what yo' momma serve you.

In other words, to support Democracy is to support it unconditionally, in all circumstances, on all levels, not just when it elects you who like. If you're a fan of Democracy you are a fan of what the people choose, as long as it's done fairly.

So I'm waiting for the neocons to be applauding from the highest buildings over the Palenstinian election, and I'm waiting for those same people to find their outrage over the Democracies, and the fairly elected governments our very country has overthrown in South America, simply because they were hostile to us.

I'll be waiting a long time.

3/28/2006 7:33 PM  

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