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By Maani, March 10, 2012 at 7:02 pm Link to this comment
To Vector’s comment we can now add Citizens United, SuperPACs, and GOP-led states adopting noxious “voter” laws that will disenfranchise blacks, students, and the elderly.
The New York Review of Books recently had an excellent article entitled, “Can we have a democratic election in this country?” The title says it all.
By Chris Herz, March 8, 2012 at 6:04 pm Link to this comment
Americans would do well to worry about the corruption and voting impedimenta that corrode their own nation, rather than belittling others.
By vector56, March 8, 2012 at 5:54 pm Link to this comment
BUSH v GORE
Diebold voting machines
By PatrickHenry, March 8, 2012 at 2:44 pm Link to this comment
Russian elections are no more corrupt than US elections.
By heterochromatic, March 8, 2012 at 12:05 pm Link to this comment
sofia——-”....Putin enjoys the love, respect, and support of the preponderant
majority of the Russian electorate.” much less than did Stalin.
Putin is a worthless, soulless KGB thug,,,,,, and you’re spreading manure for him.
By Lisa, March 8, 2012 at 11:59 am Link to this comment
I couldn’t agree more sofianitz! The quality of the cartoons on this site has gone down the drain. This one is just feeble minded.
By sofianitz, March 8, 2012 at 5:40 am Link to this comment
There may havew been “certain irregularities”, in the Russian Presidential elections, and of course, I wouldn’t have voted for him, but Vladimir Putin enjoys the love, respect, and support of the preponderant majority of the Russian electorate. No President in the United States,except maybe Franklin Roosevelt in 1932 or 1936, has enjoyed so much support. Maybe that is why certain American Agencies and their media sycophants try to disparage Putin. They have no similar level of popular support in Western society (for any government) with which to compare Vladimir Putin’s overwhelming electoral victory.