December 17, 2006

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Ahmadinejad's allies struggle in Iran elections (Edmund Blair, 12/17/06, Reuters)

[T]urnout of around 60 percent and Ahmadinejad's close identification with some candidates, particularly in Tehran, suggested a shift toward more moderate policies and away from the president's ultra-conservative line. [...]

"The results show that voters have learned from the past and concluded that we need to support ... moderate figures," the daily Kargozaran said in an editorial.

Posted by Orrin Judd at December 17, 2006 11:28 PM
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