Who Supports Laurent Gbagbo?

Andrew Sullivan —  Apr 1 2011 @ 4:59pm

Another African country, run by a man who just lost an election, refused to accept its results and precipitated mass violence and murder. And who do you think backs Gbagbo over the real winner, Alassane Ouattara? Drum roll for Jean-Marie Le Pen and James Inhofe.

Gbagbo is a Christian; Ouattara is a Muslim. Does that help explain it?