A Palin theocracy
John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential running mate has invigorated a lackluster campaign. The media can't stop talking about her. Given McCain's age and state of health (his medical file was nearly 1,200 pages long), Palin would indeed be a heartbeat away from becoming president. But what would a Palin administration really look like? Palin is a radical, right-wing, fundamentalist Christian who would love to create a theocracy. She believes we are living in the "end times" which will result in a bloody inferno from which only true Christians will be saved.
Benazir’s revenge: Zardari’s rise from prison to presidency
After the assassination of former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto, her son Bilawal quoted her as saying: "Democracy is the best revenge." Watching Asif Zardari step into General Pervez Musharraf's shoes as the new President of Pakistan on Tuesday, one was reminded of Benazir's words.
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