"A circus held in a client state to assure the population of the home country that their intrusion is well received."
"The results are guaranteed by an adequate supply of bullets provided in advance." They're freely used to achieve desired outcomes.
The authors' main theme was that "elections held under conditions of military occupation and extensive pre-election 'pacification' " aren't free.
They're conducted to install client regimes. Those in charge are pro-Western puppets, not legitimate leaders.
US-style democracy is engineered. It's illusory, not real. Force backs it to assert control.
Via Libya S.O.S.