Sunday, October 31, 2010

Politically speaking

Some people are now wondering whether Bashshar Al-Asad--politically speaking only--is even more shrewd and more intelligent than his own father.  Which reminds me: i saw a sign over a Syrian military post outside of Damascus.  It reads: Hafidh Al-Asad: our Leader forever.  I remarked: Woe to the Syrian army if its leader is a dead man.