On this date two years ago Dredd Blog did the first post in this series.
Not much has changed since then, except that the President of Afghanistan declared in public that he would side with Pakistan if the United States were to go to war with Pakistan.
So we spend $2,500,000,000 a week over there for what, as millions of citizens here lose work, homes, savings, and all hope.
The post of two years ago follows:
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.