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Sat Jun 12, 2021, 04:32 PM

Future-Proofing the Presidency

Boston Globe Editorial Board

Donald Trump exposed the weaknesses in our system of government that could now be exploited by a corrupt leader with control of the White House. In this series, the Globe editorial board outlines the urgent reforms needed to prevent the rise of an American tyrant and to protect our democracy for posterity.

https://apps.bostonglobe.com/opinion/graphics/2021/06/future-proofing-the-presidency/part-1-a-treasure-map-for-an-american-tyrant/?

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I of the Eye Jun 13 #4
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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Jun 12, 2021, 04:33 PM

1. Read the whole thing this morning

Too bad we don't have a functioning Congress.

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Response to The Blue Flower (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 12, 2021, 07:00 PM

3. No kidding. The moscow mitch / manchin team will guarantee that nothiing gets done.

This is life in a minority-rule country.

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Response to PSPS (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:52 PM

4. And then, in '24. . .

 

They'll rail against "Do-Nothing Biden."

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Jun 12, 2021, 04:48 PM

2. I don't have much desire to read a known libertarian publication on democracy.

If we made voting rights stronger and outlawed partisan gerrymandering and eliminated the Electoral College,

All those years they claimed it was to prevent, mob rule, it was used to create and preserve rule by the few and they don't care much about voting at all.

All those years they claimed it would prevent the election of an unsuitable or corrupt President, then was used
to elect an entirely unfit president.


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