December 27, 2007

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Bhutto was assassinated this morning.

Rachael is kind of freaking out because Benazir Bhutto was the featured speaker at Mary Baldwin College last October. Mookie was there, and shook hands with Bhutto after her address.

A quote from that day:

To me, there is nothing more un-Islamic than discrimination, there is nothing more un-Islamic than discrimination and violence against women, and there is certainly nothing more un-Islamic than terrorism.

Tragically prophetic.

Posted by: Ted at 11:28 AM | category: History
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1 She was a MAJOR thorn in the sides of Islamists, as both a woman in a prominent national position, and someone who wanted to zap the freakin' Taliban/terrorists. Her loss is crushing for democracy in the region. It's crushing, period.

Posted by: ericasherman at December 27, 2007 01:04 PM (OQDyt)

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