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Born at the Crest of the Empire

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Picture of the Day

(An Iraqi woman casts her ballot in the country's first primary election to choose candidates for January's nationwide vote. The primary was ordered by anti-American cleric Muqtada Sadr in an attempt to get his loyalists primed to increase his party's share of parliamentary seats. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/Getty Images.))


  • Nothing says "democracy" like a woman dressed from head, to fingertip, to toe in a black sack.

    But I'm probably speaking from a cultural bias. Maybe it's quite comfortable.

    By Blogger -epm, at 8:40 PM  

  • What struck me was that in that all black, she struck the image of death voting.

    By Blogger mikevotes, at 10:38 PM  

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