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I wasn't aware of the coup, but I was aware of Opa Bush's links to Hitler way back in 1999.

But note also we had our very own near-coup(s) in the UK.

While we spend our time pretending that our votes matter, the reality is that this is Democracy In Name Only. The people who can be elected are fixed around the policies, and the key parts of the policies aren't up for debate.

If a democratic result appears to threaten the status quo, it's either subtly sidelined, buried under propaganda, or stopped by force.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Aug 3rd, 2007 at 04:46:16 AM EST
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