Free and Fair Elections?

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Mark Steyn Show. If you're watching us in real time, immediately after today's show, Mark will be back with his old EIB comrade on Bo Snerdley's Rush Hour, live at 4pm US Eastern on New York's legendary radio powerhouse, 77 WABC.

On today's episode we welcome back to the show Mark Steyn Cruisemate and former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann to assess the state of the race for the White House as we approach the start of primary season. But does any of that matter if US elections are corrupt?

Also on tonight's show: Andrew Lawton on a ChiCom-like move in Canadian health care - why wait till you're dead to harvest your organs?

All that plus Mark's Mailbox. To watch the show, simply click above.

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~Either Steyn's lawsuit against Ofcom or his erratic health is doing wonders for five-star reviews of his new book The Prisoner of Windsor. At Amazon, DK writes:

A great read and quite prescient.

Witty and highly entertaining. Well done Mr. Steyn!

Thank you, DK. You don't have to buy the book just to bolster Mark's suit against the UK media censor Ofcom in the English High Court: it's worth it in its own right - as the reviews attest. Aside from The Prisoner of Windsor, however, there are other ways of supporting this very important free-speech case:

a) signing up a friend for a Steyn Club Gift Membership;

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c) joining Mark, Michele and his other special guests on next month's Steyn Cruise.

As we have noted, the post-Steyn GB News will not be standing with Mark and Naomi Wolf in court. But the "chilling effect" of Ofcom on public discourse is far worse than Canada under Section 13 or Australia under Section 18C, so battle must be joined.

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~Our all-star panel - Eva, Leilani and Alexandra - will be back to take the pulse of the planet on a brand new Steyn Show tomorrow, Wednesday, at 8pm UK/3pm North American Eastern. Don't forget, if you're in the Antipodes, the show now airs Tuesday to Friday at 5pm Australian Eastern Time on ADH TV.

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