Democracy is a process and a frame of mind, not simply having an election or two. Still, it's kind of nice to have an election about the document with which to arrange future processes, isn't it? Today Iraq will find out what happened with the vote. Preliminary reports indicate a 65+% turnout, which is higher than in January. The numbers are lifted by a large increase in Sunni voting, but, our media overlords and intellectual superiors warn us, that just means Sunnis are turning out in large numbers to reject the constitution. I just have one question: Isn't that better than them trying to kill others?
I know some will never trust the words of white people, so let's hear a little from some Iraqis:
[Cross-posted at Between Worlds]