Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Being smart

Which Chimpy and Co. isn't. Juan Cole:

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. . . If Bush were a statesman, he would have flown to Jakarta and announced his solidarity with the Muslims of Indonesia (which has suffered at least 40,000 dead and rising).

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Mighta cleared up a few problems in the Mid-East. Maybe nothing big, but we could have started to build some goodwill with the Islamic street but instead, every Muslim from Cairo to Lahore can say the word 'stingy'.

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