Burma: In the Crosshairs of Revolution

Buffalohair, Burma: In the Crosshairs of Revolution

Burma: In the Crosshairs of Revolution

Posted in Asia with tags , , , on March 4, 2011 by buffalohair

It did not take long for other nations struggling with tyranny to get wind of the evolution in the Mid-East. Predictably, Facebook has become host to yet another rallying cry for freedom and democracy, this time it’s Burma. China has already gotten the world and though news out of the red dragon is sparse it is clear that China is on the cusp of change. With China on the brink of total pandemonium, Burma is also prime for revolt. After all, Burma already had an election that was sponsored by Than Shwe himself. The people already have spoken with better than 85% going to the National League for Democracy and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. And this was a true 85% of the national vote not 70% of the 30% of the population that actually voted in the latest shame election sponsored by the junta. Than Shwe and his bogus political parties relished in a shallow victory that did not fool anyone for everyone knew it was all nothing more than political Kabuki. But where was the free world then?

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