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Response to CreekDog (Reply #17)

Thu Aug 9, 2012, 06:36 AM

31. That isn't fairer.

Last edited Thu Aug 9, 2012, 07:21 AM - Edit history (1)

The 2068 election has just occurred. The first truly progressive candidate has finally won the democratic party nomination and support has spread like wildfire. (S)he has almost universal 53/47 support and takes an historic 49 states (plus all territories).

Unfortunately, the Cult of Bush (now an official religion within Texas) results in nearly unanimous support for a 4th generation candidate from the family and over 90% of texans vote for him and he wins the presidency. One state literally overcoming the clear will of the rest of the country.

And you think that's "fairer"?

Fair is a system that gives the entire country (with all it's many priorities and peoples) the best possible chance of a leader who has the support of a nation as a whole.

if we want to be regarded as a great democracy, we're going to have to address this.



And if you want to be regarded as credible on the issue, you're going to have to address the fact that we already are a great democracy. And the rest of the world already knows it.

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