Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Dark Art of Weaseling

Suddenly human rights are no longer their raison d’etre:

"We have considered this very carefully and made an important decision," he explained. "Why does the West have primary responsibility instead of the countries in the region, the Arab League in particular?"

How else, could they deal with worlds like this?
The People's Daily newspaper, a Chinese government outlet, wrote in an editorial on Monday: "The blood-soaked tempests that Iraq has undergone for eight years and the unspeakable suffering of its people are a mirror and a warning."