Archive for November 26th, 2007

Why do they hate America so much?

Nov 26, 2007 in Iraq, Middle East, Politics

These things happen when you have a functioning democracy:

Australia’s new prime minister Kevin Rudd will mark his arrival on the international stage by announcing the withdrawal of his country’s combat troops from Iraq and signing the Kyoto treaty on climate change.

Back in ’03, John Howard was censured by the Senate for misleading the public in regards to the rationale for invading Iraq.  That’s another frequently overlooked aspect of democracy; accountability.