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It Is All In The Counting- Or Is It?

Submitted by ep on Tue, 06/16/2009 - 04:04
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[Art Credit: Olivier Laban-Mattei "Untitled," Photograph (June 13, 2009), AFP/Getty. Downshifting from activist to human being, a Mousavi supporter rescues a riot policeman who had fallen into the hands of "The Crowd," massing in the streets of Tehran, Iran- perhaps finally proving Josef Stalin's words ("Я считаю, что совершенно неважно, кто и как будет в партии голосовать; но вот что чрезвычайно важно, это - кто и как будет считать голоса" / "I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this — who will count the votes, and how.") an 86 year old falsehood.]

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