Christopher Hitchens is right, religion poisons everything. This unfortunate woman was shot because she opposed Islamic oppression. (No doubt the men will be arrested because they’re “touching” a woman they are not related to.)
Update: The real heroes of Iran.
” The women of Iran have jolted me awake from my cable news coma. So many of the protesters are young and female like me but display a courage I have never known — clasping rocks in their fists, kicking at baton-wielding policemen and, in the case of Neda Agha-Soltani, dying on the streets of Tehran. Judging from the flood of “I am Neda” T-shirts and tweets, I’m hardly the only one feeling not just powerful admiration but identification with Iranian women…” Read more in this article about the beautiful and remarkable progressive women of Iran.
Update: Trouble in TehranThe post Michael Jackson/Farah Fawcett/Billy Mays death media frenzy fiasco.