Monday, January 31, 2005

Right-wing cranks get in on the act

Eric Margolis is also unhappy with the election.
Many Iraqis will vote for anyone promising to end violence and social misery. But just as many nationalists and Islamists, excluded from the election process, are voting their own way -- with bullets and bombs. Washington calls them "terrorists," but the UN Charter enshrines people's right to resist foreign occupation.
It's remarkable how much this sounds like Pilger. The extremes of the political spectrum have so much in common.


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