[Marxism] Counterpunch joins the pro-Assad brigades

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Aug 5 19:04:25 MDT 2011


On 8/5/11 7:44 PM, Michael Smith wrote:
>
>> Anas Abdelrahim says, 'being anti-imperialist doesn't mean condoning
>> atrocities
>
> I much prefer Pinchy's vigorous mockery to this surreal
> managerial talk about 'condoning'. A teacher might condone
> misbehavior, an officer insubordination. But what's this
> grandiose and fatuous notion that the likes of us could
> 'condone' something over which we have no control?
>

How surreal. The sailboat-owning vice-president of the Ahmadinejad fan 
club lecturing an Iranian Marxist about the need to break with 
imperialism. Where's Brecht when you really need him.



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