No Women Allowed to Vote in Saudi Election

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by onedomino, Feb 10, 2005.

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    No forum for this, so I'll put it here.

     
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    I guess a "half democracy" is still better than no democracy right.

    Why aren't we ENFORCING democracy here but doing it in Iraq??
     
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    Good question about our attitude toward the Saudis, Minuteman. But not allowing women to vote is not "half democracy." It is zero democracy.
     
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    Saudi arabia is on the list im sure.
     
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    Truth is the Saudi elections were bogus, but I don't think it's because of the women part. I believe in equal enfranchisement, but remember how long it took in the US. The real problem was the lack of transparency and voices of opposition.
     

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