Loosey-Goosey Saudi

Suffering perhaps from Stockholm Syndrome--too close identification with one's oppressor--oh, ok, she's finally gone nuts after imbibing extreme feminism--or something, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd swoons over the progressivism and liberalization over in...Saudi Arabia. Yes, Saudi Arabia - where slavery is permitted but practicing a religion other than Islam is not, Saudi Arabia where public hangings are public entertainment, Saudi Arabia - where women cannot be seen in public and are forbidden to drive and must never, ever be seen in the company of a man not her relative, Saudi Arabia -  where fathers sell their pre pubescent daughters into marriage with older (50+ men), Saudi Arabia is now relatively uh, advanced. Well according to the authoritative Maureen Dowd who learned everything about the country in a whirlwind week and a half as she writes in her column entitled "Loosey-Goosey Saudi:"[A]fter spending 10 days here, I can confirm that, at their own...(Read Full Post)