Let's end the charade! Make it a truly open election where we call it for what it is. A fraud!
Internet elections are coming, so let's go there. Then the choice made prior to our going to the polls can be implemented without the apparent drama.
Since nothing ever changes, even when opposites are elected and incumbents are sent packing (with handsome exit packages and pensions), why not streamline the system?
We scoff at foreign regimes and the unwitting populace. But who is the joke on really?