Sunday, March 02, 2003

Syria Holds Corrupt Elections: Somehow the BBC Considers This 'Historic'



Another Arab dictator holding fake elections is not 'historic' ... even if the BCC continues to reinvent the word. It's the same old Arab dictatorship. 'President' Bashar Assad, who took power in 2000 from his father, runs the National Progressive Front. The Ruling Socialist Arab Baath Party (SABP) and six other allied smaller parties grouped in the National Progressive Front are guaranteed 127 of the 250 seats . Since they will have a majority guaranteed before the elections are held, it is unlikely the Syrian people will suddenly have the opportunity to stop funding terrorism or provoking Palestinians to blow up Jews.

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