ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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US Elections : What the Electorate Voted For

The recent US elections have set to rest some commonly held notions about American democracy. Not only did the Democrats not run a distinct campaign on the 'war on terror' theme, that a large chunk of American electorate voted for George W Bush can be seen as an apparent vindication of the Bush worldview of a unipolar world divided between 'good' and 'evil'. Such affirmation of support by the electorate has perhaps widened the gulf between Americans and the rest of the world.

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