American Media Ignores Freedom & Democracy Movement In Pakistan

Much like the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon or Orange Revolution in the Ukraine, Pakistanis have been staging larger and larger rallies against the existing government. Here the target is Bush’s dictatorial buddy Pervez Musharraf and the populace is up in arms over his heavy handed sacking of the freedom & democracy loving Chief Judge of Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

The American media only seems to love freedom and democracy movements that can be exploited by the right for political gain. One that puts Bush in a pickle is ignored despite the massive implications political unrest holds for the world.

Cernig at Newshoggers gives a more complete breakdown on why this ought to be big news here in the States.

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