December 27, 2007
Benazir Bhutto, the first female Prime Minister of any Islamic nation, has been assassinated.
It took 4 tries but the bastards finally got her.
More here, here and here.
She may have been the best chance to pull Pakistan from the brink.
" 's supporters rampaged through cities Friday to protest her assassination less than two weeks before a crucial election, ransacking banks and setting train stations ablaze, officials said."
And these people were her stoodges until yesterday? Nice.
However, if she were hated by Al-Qaida, she did at least something right. Like, not sucking up to them.
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at Fri Dec 28 06:04:54 2007 (cFJHG)
Bhutto wasn't all that white, furry and cuddly, :
No she was not. She was far from ideal and was certainly no paragon of Jeffersonian principles. But it is often important to not let the perfect be the enemy of the good.
However, if she were hated by Al-Qaida, she did at least something right.
..and therin lies the rub. For all her faults, he was reasonably secular and vehimently anti Wahabbi, which is what Pakistan needed right now...as did the world.
Posted by: Brickmuppet at Fri Dec 28 23:01:36 2007 (gwUM9)
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