Afghan Elections


Following up on the blog post below, one definition of "consensus" is when the Washington Times and Washington Post agree on something. That's happened regarding the weekend's elections in Afghanistan. Here's the Times' headline:

Afghanistan election foes backing off

And here's the Post's:

Afghan Election Concerns Subside:
Several Candidates Back Off Assertions Of Voter Fraud

The Post continues:

Final results are not expected for several weeks, but scattered exit polls by an American delegation observing the election showed Karzai with a clear majority of votes and his principal challenger, Yonus Qanooni, a former cabinet minister, running a distant second. More than 10.5 million men and women registered to vote, and turnout was described as massive by international election observers and the United Nations.