Monday, May 05, 2008

Those Wacky Iraqis

It is indeed amazing how perfectly normal human behavior is presented as completely alien crazy talk.

My favorite has always been "Arab Street conspiracy theories," suggesting an irrational attachment to false explanations for events. Because, you know, nobody in this country had the crazy notion that secular dictator Saddam Hussein was in league with Osama bin Laden. And you never heard about how Iran is propping up Sunni insurgents against Shiites in Iraq!

...noz directs us to this Onion piece.