British_Pharaoh wrote:Cerebral_DownTime wrote:"The cure for the ills of democracy is more democracy." - Al Smith
The motivations of Arab street protesters are hard to read. Some seem sincere, some just want to stab foreign people.
Or gang rape foreign news correspondents
http://www.ibtimes.com/journalist-dina- ... ts-1329925
Yep. 46 sexual assaults and that's only what is reported.
As liberal as Maher is, he has the lie of cultural relativity thing down.
But yeah, let's take a theocratic society with a culture of sexual repression and mysogyny and declare it ripe for western style democracy. And those are the "good" guys opposing the muslim mafia errrrr brotherhood.
That POV is bananas even prima facia if you can think yourself out of a paper bag. I suspect not even the neo-cons really believe it, but it's a great myth to install a corporate freindly government on the backs of US fighting mena nd women and trillions of our tax dollars.
OTOH, who in their right mind goes there as a female white reporter?