When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

01 August 2005

King Fahd is dead, and I miss Alhamedi

The morning's big news story was, of course, that Saudi Arabia's King Fahd (crippled by a stroke ten years ago) has finally died.

While the news coverage has been interesting and thorough, particularly in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required; no point linking to it) and at the BBC, all I could think about is this:

I wish that my favorite Saudi blogger--"Alhamedi," The Religious Policeman--was still active. I'd love to hear his take on this.

His archives are still worth a look.

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