More From Osama's Useful Idiots In The Guardian
Stalin supposedly referred to his supporters of various shades of the European intellectual left as his useful idiots. They would make excuses for his latest excesses as capitalist propaganda etc, while he got on with trying to rule the world. Today useful idiots are of course Osama Bin Lid's useful idiots. Those whose modus operandi is to blame the west for the ills of the world and of the Middle East in particular in this case. Today in the that great bastion of free speech The Guardian, Tariq Ali joins esteemed columnists such as Gerry "I was never in the Ra" Adams, Martin "I'm not in the Ra anymore" McGuinness and of course feminist icon Osama Bin whateverthefuck. Tariq does exactly as Osama wants by blaming the London bombs not on the people who planted them, but us the British electorate. Quote:
Tragically, they have suffered the blow and paid the price for the re-election of Blair and a continuation of the war.Serves us right then doesn't it. He continues with, Quote:
The real solution lies in immediately ending the occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan and PalestineApart from the fact Britain withdrew its UN mandated troops from Palestine in 1948 and has little influence over the defense of the state of Israel, he totally ignores the fact that the presence of coalition troops in Afghanistan and Iraq has been requested by their new democratically elected governments. Just some small details really.