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The Wizard

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2. Our winner take all Electoral College
Fri May 17, 2024, 07:40 AM
May 17

perverts democracy. The reason for representative democracy as envisioned by Aristotle was to protect the 49% from the unmitigated will of the 51%.
We now have a Court and House of Representatives that reflects the will of the minority.
Between gerrymandering, voter suppression, and a highly politicized Mediocre (formerly Supreme) Court our historic experiment is self governance is on the precipice of going full fascist.
A good start would be the Chief Justice demanding Thomas and Alito recuse themselves from all cases involving the failed January 6 coup d'etat as there are clear conflicts of interest.
As of now, the Bribing Class writes the laws and determines who will hold power.

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