Hizbollah shuts down Lebanon
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Hezbollah-led protesters paralyzed Lebanon Tuesday by burning tires and cars on major thoroughfares in and around the capital to enforce a general strike that aims to topple the government.
Clustering in small groups to man the blazing roadblocks, opposition supporters escalated their nearly two-month protest. Commuters were stranded and silence hung over many commercial districts amid reports of scattered violence.
Chad reports that there's money to be made in these Hezbo protests:
Do you not have a job? Do you like adventure and the thrill of being
an infidel among the ‘party of God?’ Do you like to sit around holding
up signs and looking at pictures of a bearded man all day long? Do you
like to talk to people who can’t explain their positions of why they
support a radical Islamic group?
If the above is you, fly to Lebanon and participate in the
Hezbollah-sponsored sit-in in an attempt to push the democratically
elected government of Lebanon out of power. The pay is $20 per day,
which isn’t great, but when you realize you get the chance to scream
out ‘death to America’ every fourth hour, it’s well worth the flight.
Tents for sleeping are arranged, but if you are an American you might
want to wear chain mail.