Monday, May 14

Ain't democracy grand! Mookie coalition with Communists takes big lead in Iraq election

Remember the famous purple finger showing Iraqis had voted in their first election after Saddam's toppling?
Remember bloodthirsty jihadi thug Moqtada al-Sadar?
Remember what Muslims think of Communists? 

Your eyes do not deceive you 
That's a hijab-wearing member of Iraq's Communist Party

Where to begin? Start with Jason Ditz's overview for of the earth-shaking turn of political events in Iraq. Then to an in-depth analysis at Moon of Alabama. 

Now I must take a sip of sherry or maybe something stronger to recover from the amazing news. 


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