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Response to Possumpoint (Reply #8)

Sun Jan 1, 2012, 01:13 PM

23. As evidenced by congressional job approval polls, nearly everyone knows that the system is corrupt.

 

Nevertheless, they reelect the same corrupt politicians over and over and...

And despite the so-called "historic" changes effected by Tea Party in 2010, incumbents were, for the most part, as safe in 2010 as they have been in previous elections. In the House, 87% of the incumbents were re-elected. In the Senate, 84% of the incumbents were successful.

The fact of the matter is, for the most part, the electorate is either stupid, or as corrupt as the politicians they elect.



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