[Marxism] Assad's backers on the left are ignoring reality

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon May 13 12:51:31 MDT 2013

On 5/13/13 2:47 PM, Gulf Mann wrote:
> In a conflict between Ruling Class dictators and religious fundamentalists,
> both of which have the blood of progressives/Leftists on their hands, my
> position tends toward neutrality. Fie on both their houses. Let them
> continue to slaughter one another. When my enemies fight, I wish them both
> well.

I wasn't aware that the FSA has been killing progressives. For that 
matter, the al-Nusra front has not been trying to eliminate secular 
opponents of al-Assad even though their program is pretty retrograde.

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