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Surprise in the Iranian Elections


Everyone thinks he is winning! Mousavi says he’s won. Ahmadinejad says he’s won. Karrubi says he’s a solid second, and will contest the runoff (with Mousavi) next Friday. Rezai says he’s won a moral victory.

And the ballot counting has only just begun . . . so here’s another way in which Obama has influenced Iran: It’s the Chicago school of ballot counting.


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