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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Bush Was Right. Again.

Most disgracefully, our new president -- a man who would run over his grandmother to get in front of a camera -- could only manage a lame written statement "congratulating" the Iraqi people on holding elections..

by Monica Crowley
You'd never know it from listening to the lamestream media this weekend, but Iraqis went to the polls in nationwide provincial elections. Turnout was strong, and there was not a single major act of violence.

The early returns show a repudiation of the Islamist and other religious parties which had been in large part dominated by Iran. Secular parties, and in particular, the party of the current Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, appear to have gained position. This is a huge step toward a secular, stable representative democracy in Iraq.

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