With the People, From the People, and In Spite of The People


The standard line is that we live in a democracy controlled by the electorate. Aside from the fact that we are not supposed to be living in a democracy – a democracy is a mob – the situation in which the populace votes and that in which the populace governs are not related. We do vote – though only have the population bothers for presidential elections and a third otherwise 0 but we certainly do not have more than a minor say in governance.

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