Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Arab "Resistance" Crowd Will Ignore This


Here are the debating techniques of some of the pro-Assad debaters on the famous television debate "The Opposite Direction", on al Jazeera.

Of course Arab leftists and pro-"resistance" people are not interested in something like this, they are only interested in the Syrian National Council's supporters when they get rowdy. Of course they are and always will be against both the Syria National Council and the Syrian regime, but mainly the Syrian National Council, but also the regime, but mainly the Syrian National Council. And did I say that the resistance crowd will not be interested in Assad's thugs when they attack somebody? Of course they will fully condemn it, but they will not be interested in it, or bore us ad infinitum with silly sound bites condemning the Syrian National Council, which they are mainly against....though they also condemn Assad...but not mainly...


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Crazy Bear said...
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Maysaloon said...

Crazy Bear,
I would hardly say that Faisal al Kasem "sought" anybody. If there were people willing and able to defend the regime on al Jazeera then he would have had them on there.

As for the SNC member, I did not say I was proud of him, where did you read that I was? Regardless of your opinion about him and his debating style, it is not acceptable that he should be physically attacked for that.

As for your claim about lynchings and abuses by some people who oppose the regime, if independent media report of abuses against any person then I will and do condemn it wholeheartedly. The problem is that the regime will only allow the international media insofar as they reinforce its narrative, and they are not allowed stay in the country and wander around without supervision.

Might I remind you that the Syrian regime channels did not, until fairly recently, admit there was even a revolution in the country, and have not once shown an anti-regime demonstration or exposed the brutality of the regime's security services, how can I accept its claims that there are these "lynchings" you speak of?

You must be fair and balanced in your accusations and not just blindly condemn anybody who disagrees with you.

Crazy Bear said...
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Maysaloon said...

Crazy Bear,
I'm not sure where you are going with this or whether this justifies beating somebody up during a televised debate - regardless of their ideological view or their manner of discussion.

As for the subjective nature of the international media, well I'm not here to research that, there are plenty of people out there who do. What I won't accept is that there is some collusion between the international media to invent widespread repression and slaughter in Syria. It is clear to me that the regime is engaged in quite horrific acts in order to stay in power and to engage in semantics and ignore that would be silly and counterproductive.

Crazy Bear said...
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