The Afghanistan debacle is back in the news in terms of fraudulent elections a la Stalin.
Stalin is reported to have said "the voters decide nothing, the vote counters decide everything" or something close to that.
The Toxins of Power blog has a post that theorizes that this form of corruption emanates from a sort of national "Id" of the Freudian type.
We discussed the purple finger of fake elections in a previous post some months ago.
Rosa over at Newsy requested that I embed one of their video pieces to enhance the Dredd Blog post CIA Stars In New "Karzai" Movie, so here it is: