I was reading this today in the NYTimes:
Pakistanis Deal Severe Defeat to Musharraf in Election
By CARLOTTA GALL and JANE PERLEZ
Early results showed equal gains for Benazir Bhutto’s Pakistan Peoples Party, and the Pakistan Muslim League-N, the faction led by the former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif.
Democrats Make Populist Appeals Before Contests
By JOHN M. BRODER and JEFF ZELENY
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are pushing their party further from the business-friendly posture once championed by Bill Clinton.
I don't want to make this a long post, and it probably should be, but let me cut to the chase and make my case...