Saturday, 24 October 2020
quote [ In Russia, where elections are rigged and the ruling United Russia party virtually always wins, the bedrock political principle is to create the illusion of democratic choice.
Mayor Loktev, of a tiny village, POVALIKHINO, Russia, 300 miles east of Moscow, was running for re-election unopposed. He needed an opponent and found a willing patsy, Marina Udgodskaya, who cleans city hall,
Nobody was more surprised than Ms. Udgodskaya, who did not campaign.
“You shouldn’t expect anything in an election,” she said. ]
Russia gives US a lesson in democracy. Story is slightly more profound.
steele said @ 8:59pm GMT on 25th Oct
donnie said @ 11:27am GMT on 26th Oct