The Nudnik File

Nudnik - n. U.S. colloq. Esp. in Jewish usage: a pestering, nagging, or irritating person

Monday, January 31, 2005

              This is what democracy looks like ...

An Iraqi man shows his dye-stained finger signifying he has voted at a polling station in Basra.

An Iraqi woman holds up her hand, and shows a purple finger, indicating she has just voted, as she leaves a polling station in the centre of Az Zubayr, southern Iraq.

Iraqi women show off their ink stained fingers after voting at a polling station in Baghdad.

An Iraqi woman holds her finger aloft for the ink to dry after voting at a school in the town of Abu Al Khasib on the southern edge of the Iraqi city of Basra.

An Iraqi woman cries tears of joy after casting her vote, outside a polling station in Najaf.

Iraqi immigrant Simon Atty watches, after completing his ballot, as his son, Joseph, 6, places the form in a box at the former El Toro Marine Base in Irvine, Calif.

An Iraqi woman flashes the V-sign for victory after casting her vote at a polling station in Tehran.

An Iraqi woman smiles and looks her inked finger after casting her ballot for her country's long-awaited national election in a polling station in Tehran, Iran.

And this should send a special message to the Mullahs in Iran: GET READY! Democracy is coming soon to a theater near you!

Let Freedom Reign Baby!!!

|| Mad as Hell 1:36 AM
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