In the ongoing Pakistan-turmoil, events are picking up speed. Musharraf’s martial law cannot hold, and even the President of the United States is not going to back him on this one (no matter how badly we need friendly alliance with the nuclear-armed Islamic nation). In a 20 minute conversation with Musharraf today, George Bush told the dictator, “You cannot possibly be President and head of the military at the same time.” I’m actually — my god, am I about to say this? — I’m actually proud of our President for saying something very true and sensible (and laconically eloquent, too, I think).
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