Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight
to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"Everything is easy if somebody else is the one doing it." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, March 5, 2012

Big Surprise; Russian Edition

Vladimir Putin "won" the election for the presidency of Russia. Although nobody seriously disputes that Putin would have likely won in an honest election, his minions couldn't resist the impulse to rig the election.


BadTux said...

Ya, independent pollsters doing exit polls say Putin won with about 55% of the vote, but you know how it goes. You're a secret policeman, you rig the vote out of habit, even if ya don't need to...

- Badtux the Eye-rolling Penguin

The New York Crank said...

What are ya doing? Faulting Putin for being a belt-and-suspenders guy?

Crankily yours,
—The New York Crank

Comrade Misfit said...

It was stupid. An honest win would have taken the wind out of the sails of the protesters. But no, he had to steal what what was going to be his, and now he's a thief.