The Kensington Review

15 September 2003

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If a polity's election is canceled by the courts, is it still a democracy? That is the question that a three-judge panel has left unanswered in halting the recall election of in California. Citing their worries about a "hurried, constitutionally infirm" process, the judges threaten to turn Arnold Schwarzenegger into just another action hero. First, Florida, now California. Who's next? Click here to read more.

There is no doubt that the Bush administration has bungled, blundered and bumbled its way along since the murderers of Al-Qaeda attacked the United States. There are advantages, though, to being the big kid on the playground, not least of which is getting one's way through the reluctant acquiescence of others. So, even though there is no real Iraqi government with any real power, the US-picked Iraqi National Council has been recognized by the Arab League; the occupation has been accepted by the Arab world. Click here for more.
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"The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past."
-- Robertson Davies, in A Voice from the Attic

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