Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel

Meanwhile, in other election news

Am I alone in being more interested in the results of the Ukranian presidential election than the American? Probably, looking at the web. There is actually a news story buried deep on the BBC website, though it is the top story on the EuroNews website.

There are strange similarities, very close election, allegations of fraud - though in this case it looks like there will be a runoff anyway as neither candidate will reach 50% on the first round.

In this case I cannot help feeling that the differences between the two candidates and what they are standing for is somewhat more genuine than in the other dodgy election in a country also beginning with 'U'. Perhaps The Guardian should have got people to write letters to the good folks of Kiev telling them to vote for Victor Yushenko!

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