Wednesday, January 2, 2008

The real reason the Pakistani poll is being delayed

The BBC reports that the Pakistani general election is being delayed by the Electoral Commission from January 8th to February 18th.

They say it is "not possible" to hold a poll on January 8th. This is despite the PPP and Nawaz Sharif's party demanding that it goes ahead as planned on January 8th.

Of course, the real reason for the delay is that Musharraf wants as long as possible for the Benazir Bhutto "martyrdom effect" to die down - he hopes!

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