Monday, March 28, 2011

A sweet Saudi river

I have since my teens believe that a major obstacle toward liberation of Palestine and the overthrow of Arab regimes (and the relationship between the two goals is dialectical) is represented by the House of Saud.  Saudi media offers of the most vulgar, crude, and repugnant propaganda of any country in the world, and that includes Anver Hoxa's Albanian phase.  I am so irritated these days to read Saudi propagandists (and not all of them are Saudi nationals--many Arab Lebanese, of course--damn those Lebanese are good at prostrations before Gulf princes) who are offering advice about democracy to Arab governments. I kid you not.  And they are not joking, and many offer the Saudi model as an example.  This is an actual headline in the mouthpiece of Prince Salman and his sons, Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat:  "The Statement by Servitor of The Two Holy Sites to his people, and his royal decrees are a sweet river..."