No Place for Hatred Messages
From Omar at Iraq the Model
…posters and signs for the political parties and individual candidates are covering almost every single wall on the streets of Baghdad, leaving no place for the terrorists to write their hatred messages (which are by the way full of stupid typos! from which you can tell what kind of ignorants those criminals are) and the elections posters have become so numerous that the terrorists would need to spend a decade rearing them off to find a spot for their ugly slogans.
The voice of elections and democracy is now much louder than that of terror.
We have passed the hardest part and it’s now less than 14 days to go my friends, let’s hope this works out.
Also, From the Iraqi news source Azzaman
Two thirds of Iraqis would like to have the elections on schedule, according to a survey by a Baghdad University’s research center.
The poll’s finding comes amid calls to have the January 30 elections postponed on grounds of insecurity.
The survey found that 70.1 percent of Iraqis reject deferring the elections while 28.9 percent see January 30 as “an unsuitable date.”
And, finally, the BBC “reports” (and I say this because I could find no mention of this in any of the 20+ Iraqi blogs I read) loosely that:
Iraqis are outraged at the sentence of Spc Charles Graner for abusing inmates at Abu Ghraib.