Justin Elliott, reporter for Salon.com, discusses the Mideast dictators – other than Mubarak – supported by the US; how, by looking at actual diplomatic relationships, one can conclude the US has no real interest in human rights or democracy, beyond rhetorically bludgeoning enemy states with them; Secretary of State Clinton’s failure to broach the abysmal human rights record of Turkmenistan during her visit; and the politician and pundit members of the Mubarak fan club.
MP3 here. (18:16)
Justin Elliott is a Salon.com reporter. His Twitter feed is here.