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Response to watoos (Reply #8)

Fri Nov 30, 2018, 09:12 AM

22. Me, I blame the electorate, heavily the right of course,

but I definitely save some for people on the left who make willing tools as well.

Not all media hide what's happening. Seems to me enough info is always out for good people to get excited about. That more people aren't more honest and responsible, imo, is their own fault, not that of a relatively few at the top who get the money and power that corrupted citizens allow.

For the rest of those citizens who set aside intellect and probity to so helpfully screw themselves over, the payback of their self corruption is the pleasure of feeding their craving for a bad, typically authoritarian leader to follow and a partisan tribe to indulge dishonest political biases with.

But there ARE over 300 million of us, Watoos, and maybe 60 thousand get big money and power from corruption. Those would get nothing without a complicit self-created servant class.

Btw, on the plus side, it's always been this way yet democracy has always not just survived but advanced through the efforts of a sufficient minority of intelligent and responsible citizens.

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