Representation Through Humiliation

1/17/2005

Iraqis in U.S. Eager to Vote

"This is a great moment for me and for the people of Iraq. This is the moment when Iraqis will put their stamp on the democracy. We've been waiting so many years." -Abdulrasul al-Hayder, 48, as he registered in his Detroit suburb.

Yes, I suppose it's probably easier to look forward to voting when your not the one being shot at while casting your ballot...

-Salon story