Sunday, June 21, 2009

Rhetorical Question

This question is unanswerable, at least until the smoke clears--literally. To what extent has a free and democratic Iraq (as fragile and tenuous as it is right now) influenced the Iranian people's uprising subsequent to their fixed, sham elections?
It's not like the Iranian people didn't know going into it that the fix was in; every election since 1979 has been a farce, so why start resenting it now?
Been trying to catch news on Iran as I can, but I haven't seen this question posed yet.


  1. This question was posed on a liberal talk show and the talking heads all screamed NO!

    Which makes me think that a free Iraq indeed means a great deal to the Iranian people.

  2. Rhetorical answer: Some