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December 29, 2008

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Weird Democracy

Tim reminded me that Bangladesh is having elections again after a long hiatus from democracy.

Ah, Bangladesh. The candidates this time around are the same two candidates they’ve had for about 20 years: one the daughter of a murderer Bangladeshi politician, the other the wife of a murdered Bangladeshi politician, each now a titan in her own right.

It’d be great real-life Shakespeare if it wasn’t such a drag for Bangladesh: Neither has proven to be much good for the country.

Can somebody put BRAC in charge already?

Posted December 29, 2008 at 11:59 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Snarkpolicy
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