Majority Rule in the WSJ
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James Taranto asks, re the potential Sunni boycott of the Iraq elections, “Would an Afrikaner boycott make a South African election "illegitimate"?.” The answer is no, of course, because no one in North America cares much about the rights—or concerns—of the beleaguered Afrikaners. But his response, that the majority is the majority, should be noted by GOP strategists, who repeatedly insist that Republican victories don’t really count, unless they increase their black and Hispanic votes.

Or does an American majority somehow not count?

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