Malalai Kakar - I Had no Great Idea for a Post on ThisOphelia repeats my feelings.
And explains why.
But now she's gone, and the bastards have won.
I hope the bastards have won only this small battle, but the current election campaign in Canada is not making me happy at all about such issues. A government that appeared once to have a principled position has proven its fear of the electorate. I am ashamed of our Wobbling commitments, and of the electorate that makes it wobble (especially the political parties that make the wobble a principle - an utter rejection of any reasonable international commitment to civil life).