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February 12, 2011

Real Dictators Know Guns Trump Tweets

So to the Wall Street Journal's plaintive musing, "Will Cuba be the next Egypt?" one can only answer: are you kidding?
Repression works if you are anti-American, but only if you are anti-American. Yet once the unlimited brutality is allowed, as the Iran has discovered, then what doesn't make you stronger kills you. CNN notes that the Iran's last round of repression, rather than outraging the protesters, has made them gun-shy.... Bullets work and they work better when you don’t listen to the White House. Which ironically means that the President will use diplomatic language in dealing with Teheran, and not the language he used with Mubarak. -- Belmont Club » Contagion

Posted by Vanderleun at February 12, 2011 2:20 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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