[Debate] Stratfor on the Neither-Liberal-nor-Democratic Arab Spring
dhenwood at panix.com
Mon Aug 22 16:06:07 BST 2011
On Aug 19, 2011, at 8:55 AM, Peter Waterman wrote:
> My understanding has been that Iran is a authoritarian and largely theocratic state. It may not be so undemocratic as are elections under Communist regimes (from Russia via China to Cuba) because of certain liberal elements. But I can't imagine anyone from the left calling it 'democratic'.
> Feel free to clarify.
Omigod, don't get her started. Don't you know that Ahmadinejad is the cat's pajamas, and very kissable too?
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