A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library. ~Shelby Foote

Thursday, February 02, 2006

Pop Quiz

What's missing in this post from Omar regarding the structuring of the new government in Iraq?

Think about it for a minute before you read on...




Okay. Now, if you said anything along the lines of "Coverage by ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, BBC or any other mainstream media outlet!" give yourself a pat on the back and a hearty Honorable Mention. True, this is missing in the mainstream media, but that was not the point I was looking for.

So, what was the point?

Well, if your answer in anyway resembled this:

Then you get a gold star! What's missing from all the intrigue, politicking, arm-twisting, secular vs. religious, tribal versus sect, etc. etc. of Omar's post? Riots in the streets. Cars burning. Disaffected parties blowing things up and shooting stuff. You know, all the things that marked the recent elections in Palestine.


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