A Doomed Presidency September 18, 2008 by TMO 0 comments 7 viewson *The Muslim Observer, 10-39, International In reality, two giant parties struggle perennially for power in Pakistan. One is the politiciansâ€™ party, whose candidate, Asif Ali Zardari, has just been elected president. The other is the army party, which prefers bazookas to ballot boxes. Democracy in this pivotal country is a frail blossom. And Zardari is as frail as they come.