Thursday, August 26, 2010

A lousy writer for a lousy newspaper

Of course, An-Nahar does not complain about the religious police of the Maronite church in Lebanon.   "“The shock of the [surreptitious] suggestion was stronger than the initial rejection. [It was] commercial malice [under the pretense of] coexistence and respect for Muslims’ feelings. We simply refused the “forbidden bribery” and [said that] we would either have the wine in its [regular] glasses or we would leave the restaurant. Surprisingly, his response to our desire to leave was a strange one: “You don’t understand while all the foreign clients do?” He was right. We do not understand…"  (thanks Nicholas)