Monday, July 24, 2006


Just in case anyone is labouring under the misapprehension that Anakin Skywalker is back in control of the writings of Andrew Sullivan, consider this:

the Sunni-Shiite division is one the West should exploit as shrewdly and relentlessly as possible to further our interests in the region.

Apart from the thought experiment of changing "Sunni-Shiite" to "Catholic-Protestant" and asking whether the sentence still sounds right, does anyone believe that George W. Bush is the man to be "shrewdly" exploiting religious divisions without lots of people ending up dead?

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