The letter sent by the president of Iran to President Bush was allegedly inspired by Allah. The president of Venezuela expresses solidarity with Iran. Anyone who has read RTH! for any length of time (both of you!) knows I have said on more than one occasion that people get the governments/leaders they deserve. In other words, there is a significant degree of responsibility that the governed bear for the nature of its governors, and therefore accountability. Diana West at the Washington Times makes the same point.