Since you won’t hear this news on ABCNBCNYTCBS… I wanted to make sure you saw it here even though I know other bloggers are covering it…
The Arab Berlin Wall — OpinionJournal.com
Walid Jumblatt, patriarch of Lebanon’s Druze community “and, until recently, a man who accommodated Syria’s occupation” said the following:
“It’s strange for me to say it, but this process of change has started because of the American invasion of Iraq,” explains Jumblatt. “I was cynical about Iraq. But when I saw the Iraqi people voting three weeks ago, 8 million of them, it was the start of a new Arab world.” Jumblatt says this spark of democratic revolt is spreading. “The Syrian people, the Egyptian people, all say that something is changing. The Berlin Wall has fallen. We can see it.”
I doubt the Wall would be falling had John Kerry been elected and delayed the elections in Iraq. Just a hunch.
UPDATE: BoiFromTroy has a photo from a “Free Lebanon” rally in Los Angeles.