French presidential election = ok

By Jason Wojciechowski on April 23, 2007 at 11:37 AM

At least things are going right somewhere in the world: Jean-Marie Le Pen received only about 10% of the vote in the first round of the French presidential election, placing a distant fourth and leaving him on the outside of the runoff to take place in about two weeks.

The turnout rate for the election, by the way, was near 85%. Democracy can involve participation.

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