Wednesday, February 14, 2007

A beginning

In Beirut's religiously mixed Mazraa commercial district, almost every shop now has a sign banning all talk of politics.

"It's not just for the customers; it's a reminder for us, too," said Ahmed Baasiri, a jewelry shop owner. He said businesses in the area made a collective decision last week to post the signs and take down political slogans and pictures of politicians.
The article.

Ripped from The Freeway To Serfdom.