Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. – Franklin D. Roosevelt.

A snail sits on oranges, after the first rain in Jizeen. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

A snail sits on oranges, after the first rain in Jizeen. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Supporters of Michel Aoun hold pictures of him as well as flags of FPM, Hezbollah and Lebanon as they celebrate the presidential elections at the Martyrs Square in Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Supporters of Michel Aoun hold pictures of him as well as flags of FPM, Hezbollah and Lebanon as they celebrate the presidential elections at the Martyrs Square in Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Supporters of FPM celebrate the election for president of their leader Michel Aoun in his hometown Haret Hreik. (MARWAN TAHTAH / AFP)

Supporters of FPM celebrate the election for president of their leader Michel Aoun in his hometown Haret Hreik. (MARWAN TAHTAH / AFP)

Supporters of FPM cheer as the presidential drives past them in Hazmieh. (MARWAN TAHTAH / AFP)

Supporters of FPM cheer as the presidential drives past them in Hazmieh. (MARWAN TAHTAH / AFP)

MP Walid Jumbaltt live tweeting the session to elect a new president at the Lebanese parliament in downtown Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / EPA)

MP Walid Jumbaltt live tweeting the session to elect a new president at the Lebanese parliament in downtown Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / EPA)

Lebanese MP Setrida Geagea leaves the parliament after a session to elect a new president. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Lebanese MP Setrida Geagea leaves the parliament after a session to elect a new president. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

People cheer after Michel Aoun got the votes he needed to be elected as the new president. (JOSEPH EID / EPA)

People cheer after Michel Aoun got the votes he needed to be elected as the new president. (JOSEPH EID / EPA)

Newly elected Lebanese President Michel Aoun (C) taking his presidential oath. (JOSEPH EID / EPA)

Newly elected Lebanese President Michel Aoun (C) taking his presidential oath. (JOSEPH EID / EPA)

Soldiers from the presidential guard groom a red carpet at the Baabda presidential palace in preparation for the arrival of the new president. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Soldiers from the presidential guard groom a red carpet at the Baabda presidential palace in preparation for the arrival of the new president. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Newly elected Lebanese president Michel Aoun sits on the president's chair inside the presidential palace in Baabda. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)

Newly elected Lebanese president Michel Aoun sits on the president’s chair inside the presidential palace in Baabda. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)

Newly elected President Michel Aoun is shown with his family inside the presidential palace in Baabda. (Dalati & Nohra)

Newly elected President Michel Aoun is shown with his family inside the presidential palace in Baabda. (Dalati & Nohra)

A Lebanese man drinks champagne as people take to the streets in Jdeideh, to celebrate the election of Michel Aoun. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

A Lebanese man drinks champagne as people take to the streets in Jdeideh, to celebrate the election of Michel Aoun. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

A woman carries a picture of newly elected Michel Aoun in the Haret Hreik. (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)

A woman carries a picture of newly elected Michel Aoun in the Haret Hreik. (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)

Fireworks are displayed in central Beirut as people celebrate the election of president Michel Aoun. (MARWAN TAHTAH / AFP)

Fireworks are displayed in central Beirut as people celebrate the election of president Michel Aoun. (MARWAN TAHTAH / AFP)

A Lebanese man fires into the air as people celebrate in Batroun the election of Michel Aoun as president. (AFP)

A Lebanese man fires into the air as people celebrate in Batroun the election of Michel Aoun as president. (AFP)

Amani Beainy, the only person to protest against choosing Michel Aoun as a president, after around 400 Facebook users confirmed their attendance. (Amani Beainy / Facebook)

Amani Beainy, the only person to protest against choosing Michel Aoun as a president, after around 400 Facebook users confirmed their attendance. (Amani Beainy / Facebook)

Lebanese children decorate pumpkins during an annual Halloween event organized by Ahla Fawda association 'Best chaos' at Beirut Souks. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Lebanese children decorate pumpkins during an annual Halloween event organized by Ahla Fawda association ‘Best chaos’ at Beirut Souks. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

The presidential chair is pictured inside the presidential palace prior to presidential elections in Baabda. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

The presidential chair is pictured inside the presidential palace prior to presidential elections in Baabda. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

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