NY Times “Worried” Over Iraq Elections And Democracy
Here we go. Wait for the punchline
The latest election results in Iraq point to a heated and possibly lengthy power struggle between the Shiite coalition led by Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki and the rival secular slate led by Ayad Allawi.
That is not a surprise, but it is still worrying. There is much unfinished business awaiting the new Parliament and prime minister, including an equitable oil law and a fair resolution of Kurdish and Sunni Arab claims to Kirkuk. And there are less than six months before all American combat troops are scheduled to withdraw. Iraqis and Americans both need a swift and legitimate transition to a new government in Baghdad.
In the horse-trading to choose a prime minister, Iraq’s leaders must now look beyond their sectarian and ethnic bases and show that they have the skill and the vision to govern all of Iraq.
Hmm. I wonder if the Fish Wrap is concerned with things like this, which the Washington Post just noticed, all these weeks later
After laying the groundwork for a decisive vote this week on the Senate’s health-care bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Monday that she might attempt to pass the measure without having members vote on it.
Will we see an editorial, the official position of the NY Times, telling Democrats they must look beyond their progressive and interest group bases show that they have the skill and vision to govern?
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