November 28, 2013
Hiccups of Democracy

Young, old, democracies are all the same. From the New York Times:

NEW DELHI — At a certain point this fall, the presidential elections in the Maldives stopped looking like the hiccups of a young democracy and veered into the realm of farce.

Mohammed Nasheed was the leader after a first-round election back in September, but the country’s Supreme Court begged to differ. The court, which was allied with one of his rivals, voided the September election before it could reach a second round, citing irregularities in voter rolls…



Posted by Jerome Doolittle at November 28, 2013 11:12 AM
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Rehnquist is mispelled.

Posted by: Nugatory on November 28, 2013 12:40 PM

So is misspelled.

Posted by: Phillyboy on November 28, 2013 4:00 PM
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