Populism does not work every time, freebies gets votes? no it proved that voters are dissatisfied
India with multi party democracy and many flaws , still functioning well. Voters are showered by freebies but now it proved counter productive. Indian democracy has undergone many changes and urban qualified voters can not lured by populists measures Look in Delhi new party party cut into votes of national parties and non-political leader emerged.Voters have right to change government and they change.Populism part in elections but that do not solve unemployment and inequality problems.Voters are asking for system performance.poverty eradication should be the program promises if delivers well.
by Ralph Schwartz 20 months ago
Do you think people who are "electors" have the right to vote against who people voted for?Christopher Suprun, a Texan and a Republican is one of the 538 people chosen to be "electors" - meaning one of those who will cast their vote in the Electoral College in a few weeks. ...
by Friendlyword 6 years ago
I'm not sure is this will work again:One day after I wrote a hub about the illegal attempts by Governor Rick Scott and his Secretary Of State to purge Blacks, Latinos and Elderly voters from Florida voter rolls; a Florida Judge and the United States Attorney General said they were in violation of...
by GA Anderson 4 years ago
Listening to a couple political pundits discussing a local election result - I heard them agree that the low voter turnout for the election probably helped unseat an incumbent.Their logic was that the voters that did bother to vote were probably more-informed voters than would be the case when...
by American View 6 years ago
Here is a quote from Holder, do you agree? Do you find it interesting that no one can get into the Democratic National Convention if they do not have a picture ID, but you do not need one to vote? “…some of the achievements that defined the civil rights movement now hang in the balance.”--...
by Judy Specht 6 years ago
Why don't I have to show an ID to vote for president or anyone else?I have to show an ID to any policeman that asks, to get a prescription,see the doctor, get my blood drawn, board an air plane, get my taxes done, write a check, accept a job, withdraw money at the bank and sometimes when I use a...
by Stacie L 3 years ago
Deal reached to allow pension plans to cut benefitsA bipartisan group of congressional leaders reached a deal Tuesday evening that would for the first time allow the benefits of current retirees to be severely cut, part of an effort to save some of the nation’s most distressed pension plans.The...
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