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But to do and die

Posted by Ron Coleman on December 28, 2007

Charge of the Light BrigadeNeo-neocon:

The big news today seems to hardly be news at all. Like a tragic play you watch anyway, knowing it will not end well, Benazir Bhutto’s assassination—once by shooting and again by bombing, just to make certain—almost seems to have been an inevitability. . . .Whatever you may think of Bhutto’s politics (my recent take is here), it’s impossible to argue with her bravery.

That seems to hit just about the right notes.


2 Responses to “But to do and die”

  1. Ara said


    P.S. Is it just me or does the story of the gun-wielding suicide bomber sound…unusual? I think that’s the first time I’ve ever heard of that kind of attack.

  2. I have my own little theory, Ara.

    I believe he was told to put on a vest in case he was in danger of being captured. And I think after he fired the shots, the bastards blew him up remotely. Clean, no?

    Call me “first,” though I doubt I am.

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