Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Who gets Credit for the Purple Finger?

The people who voted... the troops, American, Iraqi and other, who protected them, and This Guy.

The Bush administration was quick to crow about their role in bringing about the democratic elections in iraq. But according to the Washington Post, it was this mysterious and unpredictable mullah, Ayatollah Sistani, who fought (peacefully) the Bush administration for direct, democratic elections. The Bush admin wanted regional caucuses. Sistani is an interesting fellow, to say the least.

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