petertenthije wrote:You could I suppose throw in a organisation without democratic values or history... not sure that's a bright idea.
Sokes wrote:petertenthije wrote:You could I suppose throw in a organisation without democratic values or history... not sure that's a bright idea.
Do you refer to the Supreme Court?
petertenthije wrote:As per the thread title, I meant an international organisation without democratic values.
North korea and Russia seem to be in vogue at the white house at the moment.
TWA772LR wrote:No. Let sovereign nations be sovereign nations.
Sounds hypocritical coming from an American but I didn't make those decisions.
Sokes wrote:what if the UN would be in charge of all elections?
Francoflier wrote:For all the spotlights currently shining on the American election process (mostly all turned on by one certain individual), it has once again proven to be quite effective, fair and transparent.
It may not be perfect - none are - but it appears so far to be one of the few US institutions which has stood the test of repeated attacks in recent years. No fraud, no foul play, no tricks, and the courts will prove this once again.
Now, the political process leading up to the actual voting, the EC system, the gerrymandering, the attempts at voter suppression etc., that's a different debate...
M564038 wrote:I don’t know why people aren’t more aware of this, but yes, there are several internationaly organized «missions» to conteol and watch each others elections. The OSCE made it’s preliminary report a couple of days ago.
These are heavy hitters in international politics, diplomacy, election and democracy-experts on the highest level. These 24 pages are very informative and well written and it is a completely external and neutral audit that should be read by every american.
L410Turbolet wrote:Sokes wrote:what if the UN would be in charge of all elections?
Brilliant idea. Let the UN Human Rights Council handle all elections worldwide. What could possibly go wrong?
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