Why We Don't Let Foreigners Vote

By James Fallows

The September issue of Australia's high-end monthly magazine, conveniently named The Monthly.

I direct your attention to the story by Peter Conrad.

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The article is interesting enough (though you'll have to subscribe to check it out for yourself), but still...

If I were conspiratorially minded I might wonder if this was a dirty-tricks operation by Karl Rove, to confirm every worst stereotype about the snooty foreignness of Obama. But in fact I think it is sincere. Ah those Aussies.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/10/why-we-dont-let-foreigners-vote/263325/