Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Is the proverbial sh*t hitting the fan?
Mustapha over at Beirut Spring is not impressed with Nasrallah's latest speech, where he vowed NOT to disarm. And evidently, neither are many other Lebanese. Is the tide turning? Ammar over at Amarji-Heretic's Blog thinks calls Assad a "Village Idiot" for aligning with Hizballah. Lebanese Political Journal weighs in, and is very unhappy with Hizballah and thinks assassinations of the politicians who don't support Hizballah are to follow. All of these bloggers never supported Hizballah, but they also never supported Israel's actions in Lebanon. With Nasrallah's speech, however, they seem to have reached the level of exasperation. Maybe the world will see him for the monster that he is. (doubtful) Maybe the world will see that the UN "cease fire" is a flat out joke. Maybe. When Nasrallah and Assad give the speeched they are giving...maybe people will finally wake up and take notice. Naaaaaaah. They didn't notice before when Nasrallah called for the death to all Jews, and no one did anything when Assad's daddy massacred Syrians at Hama, so why exactly would anyone listen or care to what Nasrallah and Assad Jr are saying now? The world doesn't care. The world is too stymied to sit up and take notice when mass murderers openly call for genocide. The only time they listen is when an actual genocide is already in full swing, and thousands, if not millions, of people have already died. Such is the case in the Darfur right now, where no one cares or is listening to the cries of the Sudanese, such was the case of the Rwandans, such was the case of the Khmer Rouge...and such was the case for the Jews during the Holocaust. No one cares until there is such a mass number of deaths, that caring is sort of unavoidable. It's easier to place one's head in the sand and ignore the problem. But guess what: problems don't go away by ignoring them. And I see already the buddings of the acknowledgement of this.