Benazir Bhutto's return to Pakistan after eight years in self-imposed exile is being touted by her party as a promise of democracy and a better future for Pakistan. But not everyone is excited about her return.
While a media parade and a massive crowd of supporters met her at the airport, Bhutto was also met with skepticism from a weary public, tired of party politics and the looming threat of instability.
"First of all, I think this is all crap about her supporting democracy, this is all a lie," said S. Akbar Zaidi, a Karachi-based independent economist and social scientist. "I don't think she has any democratic sentiment in her at all." Read full article »