Tibetan Elections: Not So Meditative

UPDATE: Election results here.

Really interesting look into the election process of a shadow government, that of Tibetan exiles. The leader of the group is undoubtedly the Dalai Llama, but the elections are not for that position, but rather for what is essentially the vice-presidential position. One would think, given the literal and perceived moral high ground of the Tibetan cause, the elections would revolve around debates over the key issue of fighting for the the Tibetan homeland. Apparently not so much… rows instead seemed more about alcoholism of specific candidates than anything else…



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