Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Yemeni presidential election: 100% voted yes

Tarek from Yemen sent me this comment (I cite with his permission):  "PS, your comments on Yemen also spot on, but let me add more fuel to your fire, not only was the Presidential election a one man affair but there was also no choice of voting no. There was no "No box" and an X or anything like that was registered as a Yes vote... It was only at the last minute when a EU official decided that a 100% win might be a bit much they decided to count 15,000 or so damaged ballots as No; hence the 99.xx% win... You couldn't make it up if you tried..."