The PJ Tatler

Why hasn't Obama asked Assad to step down?

Though he has finally publicly condemned Iranian involvement in Bashar al-Assad’s murderous crackdown on his own people, Barack Obama still has not called for Assad – who is far more brutal than Mubarak – to step down. Where does his strange hierarchy of homicidal dictators come from?

In welter of horrifying details, Debka has this amusing moment:

In Daraa, epicenter of the movement in the south, the crowds hoped to reach Washington’s ears with slogans shouted in English: “Assad: The game is over! ” and “Go and open an eye clinic!”