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15M voted and not a word from the sourpuss OBA

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Iraq elections: Polls close after major security clampdown keeps violence at bay | World news | guardian.co.uk
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Good, our "job" is done, now let's get the fuk outta there
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As much as they tried, not even the libs could hold back freedom.
Ah yes. Freedom...
"By nightfall, there were no confirmed deaths,"

"Security was extraordinary. Driving was banned in most of the country to prevent suicide bombers from attacking any of the more than 6,000 polling centers and security checkpoints, often spaced just yards apart. The tight security, coupled with confusion over where voters should cast their ballots, appeared to have reduced turnout in many districts across the country. Senior members of several political parties were complaining publicly even before the polls closed."

And wouldn't it make sense to address the results of the election once there are actually results?
"Results are not expected for several days, with politicians anxiously waiting to find out how many councils will change hands, and if widespread dissatisfaction voiced at religious parties will translate into fewer seats for them."

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...and accept the results, you know just in case we have a Hamas prime in play here
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...and accept the results, you know just in case we have a Hamas prime in play here
What!!! Accept democratically held elections that don't go our way?

That's so 2006.

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If Iraq falls into disarray, I can imagine the glee in the OBA.
Like you are really concerned about the Iraqis You're just worried about being proven wrong for our illegal war, so please keep your fake sympathies for another thread
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