posted on Jul, 14 2006 @ 08:23 PM
Analysis: Bush has limited Mideast options
Hamas and Hezbollah are throwbacks, trying to sabotage the flowering of democracy, McCormack said.
"They're trying to fight against that tide of democracy. The United States and its friends and allies are going to stand on the side of freedom,
they're going to stand on the side of democracy and greater progress in that region," McCormack said. "And, ultimately, those forces will
Sean McCormack is the US State Department spokesman. Dont you find it ironic that Hamas, a democratically elected government, would be accused of
"trying to sabotage the flowering democracy" in the Middle East?
Hamas campagined for, and won, the popular vote in the Palestinian elections. If this is sabotaging the democracies of the Middle East we must be
living in bizzaro-World.
Conversely the United States cut off funding for the Palestinian government because Hamas had won the election. Does Sean McCormack need reminding
that black mailing the democratically elected government of the Palestinians by withholding vital financial aid is about as un-democratic as you can
Doesnt this sound like double speak to you? Shouldnt the moniker of democracy saboteur
go to the United States government in its attempted
blackmail and starvation of the democratically elected Palestinian government? I sure believe so!