Saturday, September 25, 2010

No surprise: widespread fraud seen in latest Afghan vote

Image: Afghan elections

Here we go again – another Afghanistan fraudulent election while the U.S. stands around like clowns and tries to tell the world the “system” we put in place is working. When are we going to learn?

We’re like Br'er Rabbit trying to let go of the Tar Baby and getting more and more entangled as time goes by.

It could affect results in a third of provinces

“Evidence is mounting that fraud in last weekend’s parliamentary election was so widespread that it could affect the results in a third of provinces, calling into question the credibility of a vote that was an important test of the American and Afghan effort to build a stable and legitimate government.”

PHOTO -Workers unload ballot boxes at the Independent Election Commission warehouse in Kabul.

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