Monday, September 20, 2010

Let's Not Be Hasty

Let's see: it was awash in fraud and not a lot of people showed up to cast a ballot, either because the exercise didn't matter to them, or because they were afraid of retribution by the Taliban. And, oh yeah, those who did bother showing up were voting in a polity whose Constitution hews to sharia law. But, hey, let's take a few days, weeks, months even, to decide whether or not the Afghanistan election can be judged a "success".

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