Sanctions: The People’s Choice?

March 1, 2011 14:21 by

If only the NY Times‘s logic would be applied to stronger measures against Iran:

We were disappointed to hear Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey — the Muslim world’s leading democracy — denounce “any sanctions or interference that would mean the punishment of the Libyan people.” If Libya’s people are willing to put their lives on the line, all democracies should stand with them.

Gaddafi’s regime is an easy target now. But Iranians are no less willing to put their lives on the line, so democracies should stand by them too, right?

Nah.

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