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How a Bitter Election Will End

Tom2568 Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 9:36 PM
From what I have seen on this issue of TH daily e-mail, you can add the names V_I_U and MiNombreEsLegion to the list. Their posts are off-topic drivel and lies ("Ronald Wilson Reagan has no respect for the free market concept of supply and demand") and appear exactly the same on multiple editorials.
Last month, a New York Times story noted "an extraordinary event" in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. President Mikheil Saakashvili, whose human rights record is not exactly the gold standard, "conceded defeat in parliamentary elections," saying gamely that "democracy works in this way."

It was outwardly unremarkable but without precedent. The human rights organization Freedom House pointed out that in Georgia, "this election marks the first time power has changed hands to a rival party through democratic means and diverts from the authoritarian trend witnessed in many of its former Soviet neighbors."

Any country can hold an election. Any country can...