Saad Hariri flying over the site of the crash, Michel Suleiman visiting families-- a tragedy made many seem caring, and for a fleeting moment, competent.
Alas, soon, there will be “National Dialogue”, things will be swept under the rug, and 5 years of true resistance will fade out.
Fade in: Walid Jumblatt licking Damascene boots. Hassan Nasrallah staging another Karbala to sell his brand of resistance to increasingly confused and conflicted Arabs. Drums of war beating...
Assuming there will be another Israeli-Hizbullah war, one wonders how Lebanese would react. Will they pretend that May 2008 did not happen? Frankly, it does seem that how they react or feel would not make much of a difference. The orcs of Hizbullah have already spread their terror, and dissent will now be squashed. And if one government institution falls, one Lebanese citizen dies, or one Lebanese army soldiers falls, who really cares? For when one Hizbullah fighter falls, another one quickly rises. And that’s what matters in this equation.