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(29,876 posts)
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:24 PM May 2012

Pak Asks Clinton To ‘Shut Up’

New Delhi: On the day of her visit to India, Pakistan was asking US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to shut up. According to a report in The Tribune, the micro blogging site Twitter showed ‘Shut up Clinton’ trending under Pakistan section.

The trends were a response to Clinton’s suspicions that al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri was residing somewhere in Pakistan, the report said. Most of the tweets merely said ‘shut up Clinton’ while few of them elaborated and defended Pakistan.

Some of the tweets as reported by The Tribune:
Salman Javed: Provide proofs of #WMDs in #Iraq, 9-11 and May-2nd, have courage to speak truth and if you dont hve then #ShutupClinton

Malika Khan: Pakistanis forget #ShutUpClinton. OUR priorities lie in getting this corrupt government out! Then we can think of US

The Sufi Soul: #ShutupClinton | …your war-machine NATO is being suffocated by us, and watching you panic is rather fascinating…



What? They don't love us anymore...

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(34,845 posts)
4. I think it's interesting to hear some of what the non-politicians have to say.
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:32 PM
May 2012

Twitter isn't the world but it can provide interesting snapshots at times.

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(22,239 posts)
7. According to the rules set in Article 8 Clause 73 of the Minoan Codex....
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:46 PM
May 2012

Any and all references are deemed valid.

You'll have to look it up for yourself though, I'm too busy to be more precise.


(58,162 posts)
2. there`s right wing trash where every you go...
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:31 PM
May 2012

they never did love us unless we were buying their child labor soccer balls, textiles, and rugs. we need to leave that part of the world and let the chinese or indians rule the roost. that`s where the next world war is going to be fought so it`s best we leave before the bombs start flying



(3,894 posts)
6. The arrogance of the replies above and the lack of empathy to what Pakistanis
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:41 PM
May 2012

might be enraged about with regard to our military excursions into their country, totally exemplifies why they have every right to feel the way they do without it being any reflection in my opinion of their political persuasion. I don't care Red, Blue, Green, Purple, or Yellow, if Mexico or Canada took excursions into our country to chase down their bad guys and killed innocents here, we'd all be pissed. Then add the fact that we aren't even a legitimate country over there, but instead a form of imperialistic occupiers in some perspectives, liberal perspectives, and the comparison I offer even falls short of what they must be feeling.


(45,712 posts)
8. The US isn't a legitimate country?
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:51 PM
May 2012

Pakistan believes we are legitimate enough to accept our billions in aid.

I suppose this is just the "I'm more liberal than you game."



(3,894 posts)
10. Well I certainly have no national pride in the fact that we buy military cooperation against
Mon May 7, 2012, 05:00 PM
May 2012

the will of the people.



(3,894 posts)
13. Just as a follow up I must ask... So if China invaded Mexico and then sent in excursions to USA
Mon May 7, 2012, 05:04 PM
May 2012

by your logic we should all just shut up because they own our debt? Which is awfully similar to giving aid, imo.



(25,586 posts)
9. If they're that irritated with us,
Mon May 7, 2012, 04:56 PM
May 2012

then I'm sure they'd happily return our billions in aid, yes?



(3,894 posts)
11. I'm not convinced the gov't choice to collect that "aid" is what the people's actually want.
Mon May 7, 2012, 05:01 PM
May 2012

Is there any such proof? Is there proof that the peoples are okay with the quid pro quo that is being given in return. . . I think this story indicates the answer is no.


(20,582 posts)
12. Probably just a crazy relative of one of the dead children ....
Mon May 7, 2012, 05:03 PM
May 2012

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