Annals of Alliance: Democracy Marches Onward Under Bush Bud Musharraf

From the NYT: "A plainclothes police officer in Karachi detained an opponent of Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Saturday during protests against the re-election of General Musharraf as the president of Pakistan."

This is the portrait of authoritarian, militarist "managed democracy" under a "unified executive" regime. Coming soon to a neighborhood near you -- if it's not there already.  Boycotts and Legal Fight Cloud Victory for Musharraf.