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January 30, 2005
Seeing Is Believing

I wrote earlier about watching how the Iraqis openly defied the terrorists by walking so casually and forcefully to the polls inspired me. Rich at the excellent milblog Beef Always Wins had a chance to take some pictures while circling Baghdad in his helicopter, and he tells me that those prove the point. Here's one that I've hosted, but I encourage you to check out the rest at Rich's:

Take a look at Kevin McCullough's montages of Iraqi and expatriate voting, too. Very moving.

UPDATE: You should definitely read this Radioblogger entry about Iraqis voting in Lake Forest, CA, at the old El Toro MCAS. Hugh Hewitt broadcast live there on Friday and Duane has some terrific pictures posted, along with some great stories.

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Posted by Ed Morrissey at January 30, 2005 9:59 AM

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