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Time for change Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-14-05 12:34 PM
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29. Yes, I have spent much time myself wondering why there's no more outcry
I have come up with partial answers, but I certainly don't feel that I have a full handle on it.

I do believe that part of the reason, perhaps much of the reason has to do with our news media. I believe that any effort by Democrats to raise a big fuss about the election will be met with scathing insults from the our corporate news media, and I believe that most all Democratic politicians believe that too, and that fear must act as a strong barrier to Democratic politicians to emphasize this issue. Not that I agree with their decision to remain silent about this. But I do believe that a lot of it has to do with fear for their political future.

I also believe that Joe Blow on the street is not very concerned about the problems with our election system, and I believe that that fact is largely due to the silence of our corporate media on this issue.
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