Burma Shave and a Haircut

This is different. Vice President Mike Pence braced Myanmar’s leader about the nation’s treatment of Muslim refugees coming in from Bangladesh and the jailing of two Rueters journalists. “The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh is without excuse,” Pence said. Her response: “We understand our country better than any other country does. I’m sure you will say the same of yours.” Every news outlet has the story. I culled this passage from the Associated Press: “Myanmar’s government and most of the nation’s Buddhist majority say the members of the Muslim minority…

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