...say "Hi!" to Britney for me.
Leave it to the Aussies to get the story out. From Paul McGeough at The Age:
Britney Spears votes in Afghanistan
"...[E]xperts laugh at claims by Afghan officialdom that all 17 million names on the electoral roll are legitimate
An election official confided to the Dutch analyst Martine van Bijlert, of the respected Afghanistan Analysts Network, that up to 3 million of the names were fake....''Britney Jamilia Spears'' is on the roll in the former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar, where voting is to take place in just three of 17 districts."
But who cares? No matter what, the White House will surge forward, said its press secretary.
Gibbs: Afghan election outcome won't change policy
"But [Gibbs] said reports of a light turnout would not alter "our policy going forward in our aggressive goals..."
Cue Céline Dion (sorry!) and the Titanic theme, with Obama at the front of the ship (excuse my unnautical terminology) arms outflung, bellowing at the top of his lungs.
"My war will go oooooooonnnnnnnnnnnn!"