Irrational (Democratic) Exuberance

Needless to say, Dalrymple has not fallen under the Obama spell, and the disparity between the President-elect’s political success and any observable justification for it has our favorite writer contemplating the limits of democracy.

Dalrymple in The American Interest

UPDATE: I neglected to mention the $19 subscription fee for online access to the magazine. At least it’s good for the whole year!

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    The clashes this week came just before the fourth anniversary of widespread bloodshed in Urumqi, the regional capital of Xinjiang. At least 197 people were killed on July 5, 2009, after the police broke up a protest by Uighurs and the confrontation gave way to attacks by rioters on Han people, who make up China’s majority. Han Chinese protesters later marched on Uighur neighborhoods, some attacking homes with bricks and cleavers. The police never said how many died or were injured in those revenge riots.


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