Monday, January 31, 2005

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The Iraqi Elections

Well it wasn't a bloodbath, I was wrong. I guess shutting down all of Iraq for 72 hours made Iraq somewhat safe for those who wanted to vote. I am glad that I was wrong. This should in no way discount those who did lose their lives yesterday in the violence in Iraq, and there was some violence, just not what was feared and expected.

Is George W. Bush the great liberator of the Iraqi peoples? No, and for a reality based take on why not I suggest reading Publius' over at LegalFiction take on the elections. I would post a link, but I fear every time I do so blogger tells me that I am incompetent. publius