Sunday, December 02, 2007

The U.S. Dilemma post-Russian elections

We generally have a binary approach to elections: elections are fair and reflect the view of the majority, or elections are unfair and the results are imposed on the unwilling majority.

What's happening today in Russia seems to be something different: an unfair/unfree election where the majority of the country has no real objections to the result. Legitimacy without the legitimation of the process?

Have you been in Russia during elections to see that it's unfair/unfree? You know real objections?
Especially when elections in Georgia are going to be just the same as in Russia--US going to declare those unfair and unfree too?
Unfair elections? Here's a good report:,,2220895,00.html
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