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Response to leveymg (Reply #18)

Fri Apr 26, 2013, 09:46 AM

42. There's an example

In many ways, the average German was responsible for the evil their country did. They didn't have to let Hitler rise to power. It's all part of a process. The individuals may have included some who did not "deserve" to be bombed, but what else could the allies, at the time, do? We had to get rid of the monstrous political entity that the Germans had created. Hitler did not do it by himself. He had plenty of support from his fellow countrymen. Enough for them to create a military, support it, etc.

And we have a democracy where we get to elect our leaders, so we are even more responsible for who they are and what they do. We even have the chance every two years to kick them out. I think the point of the OP is that people mindlessly elect the same people to a seat because now that the person is incumbent, they recognize his name. Might have no idea of how they even voted in the last two years. If we had not enacted term limits for the Presidency, Reagan would have been President until he died.

That's because so many voters don't really care and don't put much into it.

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