From the daily archives: Monday, October 17, 2005

Exporting Modern American Democracy

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Most reports are showing that the new Iraqi Constitution will pass and will not be held up by Sunni opposition (CNN, Washington Post, Fox). A closer look, however, might point to the conclusion that we are indeed exporting (installing?) our own unique modern brand of American..cough…democracy.

Mark at DailyKos talks about possible Ninevah fraud given the implausible numbers (quotes Juan Cole).

Al-Hayat reports that 643,000 votes were cast in Ninevah Province (capital: Mosul). At the time it filed, 419,000 had been preliminarily counted, and the vote was running 75 percent in favor. Ninevah […]

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