I've been chuckling a lot over the "Iraqi theocracy" meme lately. It occurs to me today that Reverend Al Sharpton and Reverend Jesse Jackson are more theocrats than Al-Sistani, the top cleric in Iraq. Those two both ran for the highest office in the land; Al-Sistani has not only eschewed politics, he's even demanded no political party campaign using his name.
Britain, meanwhile, continues to be ruled by unelected clerics in the House of Lords (I expect them to forge a close alliance with Iran any day now). Not only that, they still haven't even agreed on a constitution!
It is one of the few countries (and the most significant) that does not have a codified constitution.Where is the outrage over this failed theocratic state? Is this what 500,000 of our troops died to defend in WW II?