Democracy in Action…I hear this war is going great. It’s just too bad about the leftist media bias that keeps from knowing what is REALLY going on in Iraq.
Armed men entered Baghdad’s municipal building during a blinding dust storm Monday and deposed the city’s mayor Alaa al-Tamimi, the New York Times reported today. They then installed Hussein al-Tahaan, a member of Iraq’s most powerful Shiite militia, the Badr Organization which is the armed militia of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq, known as Sciri.
Fearing for his life, the mayor has reportedly gone into hiding. Speaking to the Times by phone Tuesday, he recounted the events and called the move a municipal coup d’état. ‘This is the new Iraq, they use force to achieve their goal,’ Tamimi, a secular engineer with no party affiliation, was quoted as saying.