This is rather depressing. Here’s Jordan’s King Abdullah talking to Jon Stewart’s Daily Show about how “moderate” he is and the “extremists” are upsetting the Middle East.
Yes, because running a US-backed police state completely makes you “moderate”. His country’s influence is decreasing, not least because he so slavishly follows US foreign policy in the region:
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|
|King Abdullah II of Jordan|