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Analysis: Talking blasphemy is bad for business

  • Debnath Guharoy

    Roy Morgan

| Tue, October 9 2012 | 08:26 am

Presidents can say what they like. They don’t need to consult their people. President Ahmadinejad of Iran can talk about the “elimination of Israel” as often as he wishes. Only he and his coterie know how many people are inspired by that kind of hate speech or who his admirers are. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia can ask members of the United Nations to introduce a “univers...