`God save thee, ancient Mariner ! From the fiends, that plague thee thus !– Why look’st thou so ?'–With my cross-bow I shot the ALBATROSS. Forty-eight hours from now, America and our allies will have brought democratic elections to a second former dictatorship in less than one year. While the media elite, acadmic snobs, and run of the mill liberal whiners want to pass this election off as a hoax, the historical significance cannot b overstated: the liberations of Aghanistand and Iraq begin the 21st century’s march of freedom.