When you ignore, for ideological reasons, what a population is thinking and saying, of course the outcome of an election comes as a surprise - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard Pearce
    • 17.06.13 | 10:52 (IDT)

    That was why the results of the last two American Presidential elections came as a surprise to Fox News and the extremist Republicans. On the other hand, those who actually listened to the Iranian people found it unsurprising that the last few elections went to the most popular candidate by a margin that reflected how much more popular they were (and didn't have to come up with the theory of a massive rigging campaign involving tens of thousands of people that left no physical, electronic, or numerical evidence behind)

    from the article: Iran election result underscores limitations of Israeli intelligence
    First published 08:31 17.06.13 | Last updated 08:31 17.06.13
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