News out of Iraq should send chills of distress around the world. As voting ended, turnout was estimated at 72%. Although Andrew Sullivan may or may not consider that a success*, it reflects a 28% decline from voting in Iraq'a last election. Furthermore, the unity that marked Iraq's 2002 election has been dissolved by the Bush Administration's divisive policies. The consensus which marked the last election has fallen apart to the point that one party may not even gain a majority. (Link from Mickey Kaus)I love his snarkiness.
Monday, January 31, 2005
Boi from Troy notes how divisive Bush has made the Iraqi people.
Posted by Betsy Newmark at 6:57 AM