The new Iraqi constitution is an event of profound significance.
Why is the Bush administration not trying to make more hay out of this milestone on the way to a new Middle East?
By way of browsing, I bumped into a blog that sums up this great achievement.
The blog is called “Healing Iraq” and describes itself as being “by an Iraqi dentist.”
I have no idea who the author is, but I do want to quote the nut graf:
“At the same day, the Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani shortly issued a fatwa in which he stated his disapproval of the new law, describing it as ‘an obstacle in the path of a permanent constitution’.
“No, mate, it’s not. It’s an obstacle in your way to put it right.
“Go back to your istihaza books and thick fiqh volumes, and quit meddling in our affairs until you at least apply for an Iraqi citizenship.
“And to tell the truth, this is a good thing because I would be actually worried if Sistani approved the new constitution.