Friday, February 08, 2008

Right wing vs. reality

Right wing talking point: "We liberated Iraq's women."

Reality: the invasion of Iraq has resulted in horrible crimes against women by Islamists freed from Saddam's secular rule.

This is a case of the cure being worse than the disease. As I predicted in 2002 and 2003.

-- Badtux the not-happy-to-be-right Penguin


  1. Maybe the only more dangerous than a christian is a muslim.

  2. Right wing talking point: "We liberated Iraq's women."

    What utter usual. What? Liberated them so that they could be preyed upon as never before. Whee!

  3. Oh, yes. Now that was "success." Women such as Riverbend, who were able to get along under even the worst of secular regimes (and I admit Saddam qualified as such), were forced to pack up and leave home under the "government" (and I use the term very, very loosely) left behind after Mr. Bush's imperial invasion. Liberation? What garbage!

    The Bushists are themselves religious zealots and imperialists. Nothing they could possibly bring to Iraq could have any benefit to the people of Iraq. "Liberation" is a fiction, a myth, a lie.


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