Voting Counts

October 2006
Commonweal;10/20/2006, Vol. 133 Issue 18, p5
The author reflects on the issues surrounding the congressional elections in the U.S. on November 7, 2006. He cites that the scandal faced by Congressional Republican leadership provides an evidence that one-party control of the country is not good for democracy. He mentions the U.S. casualties that resulted from the effort of the U.S. to control sectarian violence in Iraq. He criticizes U.S. President George W. Bush for his strategy for winning the war in Iraq.


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