US is a bi-party non-democracy. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 07.08.07 | 02:35 (IDT)

    The US is not a democracy. It has only two parties, which espouses shades of one and the same system. That such a non-democracy would vest itself as the champion of democracy is Chutzpah. But to champion it in a medieval, patriarcal and tribal part of the world such as the Arab Middle East is both stupid and dangerous too. God forbid to promote democracy for Saudi Arabia from without. It would end with an Al-Qaida-ispired "Emirate" in power. And that would be catastrophic.

    from the article: The mysteries of American logic
    First published 00:00 05.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.08.07
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