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Should your political representative be a theoretical purist or represent all of their constituency?


Think about it. When you vote for your local and national representatives, do you expect them to continue spouting political rhetoric and standing their ground on ideas and ideals, or do you want them to roll their sleeves up and get things done. Things that help not only you but all of the people that they represent?

 

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Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) says

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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    Good point lone77star. The corporations are essentially running and driving our election process, to their own ends.

    I watched the past election where each party admitted that a large percentage of their ads were based on lies. Now the norm!


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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    Well Said, Attikos!

    The problem in a nutshell - self agrandisement.

    Don

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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    An interesting political paradigm, indeed. Almost sounds like what our system did, until the political evangelicals lied to the public and became a potent force in our government.

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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    Were that it was so, Mr.Mcguire! Were that it was so.

    A politician working for their constituents and making deals with their cohorts to get real work done! Sigh!

    Don


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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    Sorry, sacman, your examples are limited and not do not stand up as reasoning for changing my question. So, I ask you again, be a zealot or be a person who negotiates for the best they can get, for everyone on every issue.


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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    I have told both friends and acquaintances, for the past twenty years or more that: "I don't vote FOR anyone anymore, I end up voting AGAINST the worst of the choices.


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    Don Bobbitt 4 years ago

    You are so right, Old Empressario. Once they are set up in their grand offices in DC, and meet their enormous staff, and begin to exercise their inflated and budgets, they become hooked on their new world, and not on their real and original jobs.

    Don