Daily Archives: May 17, 2009

Setting Immi Khan Right

Courtesy Enlightened Pakistan

 By Lila Thadani

The British parliament remains a lively place as it has many interesting mavericks.  Unlike them, our eccentric parliamentarians are self righteous, lack a sense of humor and are sadly very shallow.

You guessed it, they are the two Khans: Asghar and Imran.  Asghar can be forgiven for his good deed of having sired the late Omar Asghar Khan.  He, though, hasn’t been punished enough for inviting the army to overthrow Bhutto and inflicting Zia on this country, which only a mighty mango crate could push aside.  The curse of that dictator lives on in the form of the Talibs and the Fascists in Sindh’s urban areas.  The unwise Asghar ought to have stuck to his F-104s, rather than satisfying his urge for power through politics.  Thankfully age and rejection by the public have now consigned the Air Marshal to oblivion. Continue reading

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