Roger L. Simon

Weak Insurgency So Far

As of 6PM Saturday Baghdad time, the carnage predicted for the day before the election has not transpired. Eight Iraqis killed, bad as that is, cannot be counted as a high total under these dramatic circumstances. The “insurgency” does not seem to be that powerful. Of course, the intimidation factor is another thing and we shall see the results of that, measured in voter turnout, tomorrow.