BBC 10.16.02: "President Saddam Hussein has won 100%..."Submitted by barracuda_trader on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 22:36
We used to laugh at Saddam and his press secretary "Bagdad Bob"...
Here we are 10 years later... going down the same path with "un-challenged", "no-bid" candidates...
And the crowds lap it up.
Wednesday, 16 October, 2002, 11:41 GMT 12:41 UK
Saddam 'wins 100% of vote'
Iraqi officials say President Saddam Hussein has won 100% backing in a referendum on whether he should rule for another seven years.
There were 11,445,638 eligible voters - and every one of them voted for the president, according to Izzat Ibrahim, Vice-Chairman of Iraq's Revolutionary Command Council.
VIDEO: Bagdad Bob:"They are committing suicide at the airport"