Tue, May 29, 2007 at 7:53:03 am
Amazingly, Syrian “president” Bashar Assad has beaten all the odds and won a second term.
With 97.62% of the vote. Ron Paul, eat your heart out.
Syrian President Bashar Assad won a referendum on extending his presidency for second term, garnering 97.62 percent of votes.
At a press conference, Interior Minister Bassam Abdel-Majid said 95.86 percent of eligible voters – 11.19 million – took part in the vote. Only 1.71 percent voted against renewing Assad’s presidency for another term.
(Hat tip: JammieWearingFool.)