Monday, February 27, 2012

referenda in the Arab world

"Mr. Assad won more than 97 percent of the vote in the two previous referendums on his presidency in 2000 and 2007".   True. But you know who did better than Mr. Asad?  The new US-produced president of Yemen who got 99% of the vote just two days ago in what was described as a sign of democratic transition in Yemen (midwifed by the GCC).  So mock that won, Mr.