So the Afghan people will have the chance to prove they are free and self-governing this week.
Or at least that is the story the Obama team and most of the U.S. media are shoveling.
After the Bush team successfully carried off similar scams in Iraq, it is not surprising that the new regime in America would follow suit in Kabul.
The Afghan government has already imposed massive censorship to blot out reports of violence on election day. Perhaps fraud and corruption will be redefined as violence….
Author Eric Margolis has an excellent analysis of the Afghan election farce here.