Friday, February 17, 2006

On elections far and near


A Palestinian policeman protects ballot boxes at an election commission center. Photo: AP MOHAMMED BALLAS

Helena Cobban has just written the most cogent discussion of elections on the contemporary international scene that I could imagine. Read it: How to deal with an uncomfortable vote.

Cobban concludes "God help the peoples of Haiti, Palestine, and Iraq." I'd add the United States.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

An interesting article on the event online here:

http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=21501

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