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From STRATFOR: The Paradox of America’s Electoral Reform

March 10, 2015

Dr. Friedman is insightful in showing how the urge to reform a system of politics dominated by that old-timers used to call ‘honest graft’ with one supposedly more democratic has, in fact, produced one that is more money-driven, ideological and less democratic, in the larger meaning of the term.  Is it time to reform the reforms of the 1968-1972 era?

 

The electoral process has strayed from the founders’ vision of the United States as a country with a dispassionate electorate.

via The Paradox of America’s Electoral Reform.

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