Looks like a Dane will be the next NATO Secretary General, so much for those Democrats. The Danes have certainly earned consideration for the job with their (very little noticed) fighting contribution in Afghanistan-see here and Update here.
This is especially heartening:
…mostly Muslim Turkey…has voiced misgivings over Rasmussen linked to the row over a cartoon in a Danish newspaper in 2006 depicting the Prophet Mohammad with a bomb in his turban.
A senior NATO source predicted there would be no problems. “Turkey doesn’t want to be in a minority of one,” the source said.
Rasmussen refused to apologize for the cartoons, which sparked riots and attacks on Danish embassies in several Muslim states, but which Western governments defended in the name of freedom of expression…
Anybody remember a peep out of our government?