[ExI] left on iran

Sockpuppet99@hotmail.com sockpuppet99 at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 26 10:32:10 UTC 2009

It's the right that likes to involve itself in the domestic affairs if  
other countries, not the left. And it's worked out really well for us,  
say, in Iraq.

Tom D

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On Jun 26, 2009, at 3:31 AM, "spike" <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

> I am puzzled by the U.S. left's take on Iran.  The uprising has so  
> much in
> common with the student protests of the 1960s here, such as the  
> riots at
> Kent State U and Berkeley.  The current protests have it all:  
> students,
> gays, women, protesting peacefully, calling for human rights, free  
> speech,
> basic freedom.  They are being beaten and killed by the military, the
> police, corrupt religious fundamentalist government, a blatantly  
> rigged
> election, oh this shameful scene really has it all, in black and  
> white.
> So why does the US left seem to have a strangely muted reaction,  
> instead of
> what I would have expected, raving apoplexy?  The press seems to  
> strike a
> puzzling neutral stance.  Where is Hollyweird Inc?  Where are the  
> feminists?
> Where is the speak-truth-to-power crowd?  Where are the washed-up  
> movie
> stars getting air time telling the world about how evil is the Iranian
> government?
> spike
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