March 31, 2003

PAUL SHEEHAN has an unusual

PAUL SHEEHAN has an unusual reason for opposing the war in Iraq - he believes the Arab world is too immersed in hatred to be saved:

Such is the depth and breadth of the ocean of scapegoating and loathing of the West in the Arab diaspora that the greater the success of the US military, the greater the insult to Arab pride. So the Arab world, the Islamic world and the Trotskyite left have largely embraced Saddam. Better a genocidal Arab than a humiliated one.

Why on earth would the Americans - and British Prime Minister Tony Blair - want to sail on this ocean of racist rage?

Posted by Tim Blair at March 31, 2003 02:29 PM