Posted by Joshua on Sunday, December 3rd, 2006
Are Hizbullah babes as photogenic as Hariri's?
A debate has broken out among SC readers about whether the most recent crop of demonstraters are as telegenic as those of the March 14 crowd. Here are submissions highlighting the Babes of Hizbullah.
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Sent by Alex. The Ar Sign says: "All our troubles are from America"
Addendum: Here are more pictures linked to another blog which raised the question of why there were not Hizbullah Babes!
Kim Ghattas of BBC called the March 14 demonstrations, "the Gucci Revolution" because of its well healed women. And here is the shot included in her article..
Babes of March 14:
D. B. Light wrote on his blog at the time:
The protesters may not be disproportionately female, but they certainly are young and media savvy and they know that it is in their interest to prominently display young and pretty women in the vanguard of their movement.
In many ways modern terrorism is a creation of the media world. Terrorists have long known how to capture the attention of the media and have used it to their advantage. What is encouraging here is that the forces of liberation have begun to exhibit an equally sophisticated understanding of what it takes to succeed in the modern media age.
Here is more:
The Babe Theory Of Political Movements.
Mar. 21, 2005 11:50 AM