People in Syria are being terrorized by their own government, with actions reportedly including houses being looted and people being set on fire.
The Egyptian military hangs on to power while the people wait for an opportunity to choose their own government.
Iran pursues its own religion-inspired agenda, while North Koreans are kept in the dark, both literally and figuratively.
Putin will win this election, whether he wins or not.
Meanwhile, we live in a country that at one point had the right idea about how this should be done.
Now, instead, we have things like Citizens United, and these clowns:
We should be ashamed. We can, and should, do so much better.