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Democracy, Late to Dinner as Usual

By one o'clock in Iraq, at least 27 Iraqis already lay dead. By the end of the day, Al'jazeera reports over 40 dead. As Zarqawi threatened the streets would run with the blood of the electors, this seems to be a victory for the pro-occupation forces, the Americans, and others involved in "securing Iraq." Up to 8 million are expected to be counted in the vote, when the final numbers come back, which officials tell us could take up to ten days.

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