Saturday, 29 March 2014

Look at this ridiculous article in the Guardian by Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan. It commemorates what he calls a hundred-year-old "Arab renaissance" in which Arabs demanded that they live together in one state. Then Whitey came along and did what they couldn't do themselves: freed them from the yoke of the Ottomans. But Whitey doesn't deserve thanks for this. No, he deserves blame. Because he draw the borders of the new Arab states in the wrong places. The author is once again calling for a giant Arab state. In other words, he is demanding a state drawn up along ethnic lines. If Whitey did this, the Guardian would shrill itself hoarse in denouncing the racism of it all. But when the brown man does it, it's OK.


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