Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

August 24, 2011

Birds of a feather

Filed under: Libya — louisproyect @ 2:07 pm


  1. Two wrongs don’t make one right. But what was wrong with the photograph? Nothing. Egypt under Mubarak was the head of the Non-Aligned movement. Countries have normal relations

    You could just as well have a photo of Fidel Castro with the Pope, or Fidel with Jimmy Carter, or Barak Obama and Mubarak as well.

    Here’s Mubarak and Obama:

    But what does it prove about Western leftists who support for NATO’s intervention into Libya? Nothing.

    Comment by Walter Lippmann — August 24, 2011 @ 2:32 pm

  2. Tried to post a link to photos of Obama and Mubarak, but the URL didn’t appear. Anyone can Google that.

    Comment by Walter Lippmann — August 24, 2011 @ 2:41 pm

  3. Cut him some slack Louis. Surely his films are better than his polemical abilities.

    Comment by Binh — August 24, 2011 @ 2:58 pm

  4. Actually one characteristic of Gadaffi was his virtual isolation from the rest of the Arab dictators, who despised him. Hence Gadaffi’s bid to become King of Kings of Africa, stalk Condi Rice as “Queen Boss of the other Arab Tyrants” and so forth.

    Comment by Matt — August 25, 2011 @ 10:13 pm

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