And it is all George Bush’s fault!!!!
Number of electoral democracies reaches 122 as freedom spreads – Breitbart.com (hat tip – Instapundit)
The number of electoral democracies around the world rose from 119 to 122 this year, setting a new record as freedom made inroads in the Middle East and Africa, an independent monitoring group said. But in its annual report rating every nation in the world as “free,” “partly free” or “not free,” Freedom House on Monday expressed concern about countries like the United States and France, where it saw “looming problems” with electoral setups and immigrant integration.
In a rare critique of the United States, the survey complained about what it called “the widespread use of sophisticated forms of gerrymandering,” or redrawing of electoral districts, that the authors said has “reduced competitiveness in congressional and state legislative elections.”
No kidding. When big money flows uncontrolled from the likes of George Soros and Tim Gill, and the combination of Congressional desire for power and courts mandating that Congressional districts look like snakes, I agree that something is definitely wrong with our electoral system.
But Solution Number One is a government-issued photo ID should be required to vote in all elections.