Aficionados of corruption will find much to admire in this story from Azerbaijan.
Nobody expected the country’s Presidential election to be free and fair. An increased majority for the incumbent is the usual arrangement in such circumstances, heading to 100% approval and sometimes a little over.
But the Azerbaijan authorities have managed something even more ineptly crooked. They appear to have released the election results a day before voting had even started.Tags: Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, Mehriban Aliyeva