Monday, September 26, 2005

Hummus Rhetoric: I am not making this up. I was watching the right-wing, sleazy, and sectarian Christian LBC-TV's coverage of a rally at the Hummus Square in Beirut in solidarity with May Shidyaq. Several speakers--and they are known as leaders of the Lebanonese "democratic movement"--I kid you not actually said this: "Let us set up the gallows, right here." The crowd cheered.