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Response to JaneQPublic (Reply #10)

Tue Aug 28, 2018, 10:57 AM

12. I stand corrected on the source, but my overall point still stands.

I think it is clear that Mr. Kearney is using "apathy" to describe the non-voters, not the political parties. Yes, I agree that the parties (especially ours) can do more to get people to the polls. But that must mean changing the laws to make it easier to vote and harder to purge registered voters from the rolls. Characterizing the problem as "apathy" is an oversimplification that places blame on the victims of disenfranchisement. It is a conservative frame of the issue.

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