Saturday, November 27, 2004

Defeating the Communists Again

Here is an amazing article in the UK's Guardian newspaper on an alliance of US Republican and Democrat internationally-oriented party organizations, the US State Department, and, gawd help us, George Soros, training people for nonviolent civil disobedience to challenge stolen elections in former Soviet "republics." Very often these countries (e.g., Georgia and now Ukraine) have come back under the thumb of former communists and others loyal to the Putin government in Russia. These, well, cabals have been trying, and sometimes failing, to legitimize their authoritarian governments in dishonest elections over the past few years.

"With their websites and stickers, their pranks and slogans aimed at banishing widespread fear of a corrupt regime, the democracy guerrillas of the Ukrainian Pora youth movement have already notched up a famous victory - whatever the outcome of the dangerous stand-off in Kiev..."

Kudos for the link go to Instapundit, natch. Credit blogs once again.

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