The unrest shaking the Middle East showed no signs of calming Friday as leaders proved again unable to stem the fervor of protesters determined to overthrow governments and remake a region plagued by corruption, poverty and decades of limited political freedoms.If people were not dying in their fights for freedom, I would be able to enjoy this more.
Protests that only months ago would have been unheard of have engulfed a region desperate to duplicate the toppling of regimes in Tunisia and Egypt.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Middle East - a wave
By now, every rationally thinking autocrat in the Middle East has gone from pissing his pants to crapping his pants.