Alaa, the writer of the Mesopotamian, speaks passionately in favor of the reelection of George Bush. I have made reference before to "speaking from the heart". You can tell when it is happening, and this is just such a case. At a couple thousand hits a day, this is not just another blog. Here is a compelling argument that deserves to be read.
Note that we are not saying that President Bush is perfect, nor even that he is better than the Senator, just that the present situation is such that a change of leadership at this crucial point is going to send an entirely wrong message to all the enemies. Unfortunately, it seems to me that many in the U.S. don't quite appreciate how high the stakes are. The challenge is mortal, and you and we are locked in a War, a National Emergency; and in such circumstances partisan considerations must be of secondary importance.
This is an excerpt. The whole thing will take a minute or two longer to read, but it is worth the time.