There Goes the Neighborhood

From Venezuela to Iran and now to the Palestinian lands, among others, the 'majority' have spoken.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has also pointed to elections in Iraq, Lebanon and Egypt as evidence that "the neighborhood is changing." Rice is careful to add that democracy in the Muslim world will not, and perhaps should not, look like democracy in America.

Still, the success of religious-based candidates or parties, many of whom are hostile to Bush and opposed to American ideas, is sobering.

...but is it all that surprising?

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