2008 The Other Election
posted by March 30 at 12:56 PMon
Mugabe lost the election…
… He not only lost, he lost so badly that rigging the vote was not enough to cover the fact of the loss. And now the chief of the elections and registration, Tobiawa Mudede (yes, we are related), needs time (every second he can get!) to come up with something (anything!) that will keep history at a standstill and his boss, The Most Honorable Robert Mugabe, in power.
Monitors warn on Zimbabwe ‘delay’ MDC supporters celebrate after reports of an early polls lead in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe The MDC has been warned against declaring itself the winner
Election observers in Zimbabwe have expressed concerns over “delays” in announcing official presidential poll results, amid fears of rigging.
The head of one monitors’ group said he had “no doubt” officials now know most results. None have yet been released.
If you don’t know how desperate Mugabe is, checkout this recent story:
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Hands Out Cars
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Published: March 28, 2008
President Robert Mugabe gave out 450 cars to senior and midlevel doctors at government hospitals in what opponents say is a vote-buying campaign ahead of Saturday’s presidential election. Mr. Mugabe presented doctors with keys to the cars at a ceremony in which he blamed Western sanctions for harming health care in Zimbabwe, one of the countries worst affected by H.I.V./AIDS. He also promised the doctors houses within two years.