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#124 - bosnianbeast (05/09/2013) [-]
the democracy one is actually true we don't really live in a democracy anymore
the democracy one is actually true we don't really live in a democracy anymore
User avatar #128 to #124 - zzforrest (05/09/2013) [-]
They are all little blends of democracy... A true democracy is just too inefficient to function for large populations. That is why america is split into 2 levels for presidency: popular and electoral.
User avatar #131 to #128 - bosnianbeast (05/09/2013) [-]
true but the people should have more power over voting then electoral
User avatar #298 to #131 - coolcalx (05/10/2013) [-]
groups of people are stupid. The founders knew this, and that's why the electoral college exists.
User avatar #134 to #131 - zzforrest (05/09/2013) [-]
The only time in history that the electorals have voted differently than the popular was busch vs gore, and even then it was 49.99/50.01 for popular.
#145 to #134 - ofalo (05/10/2013) [-]
False, it has actually happened four times; Jackson vs. Adams, Tilden vs. Hayes, Cleveland vs. Harrison, and finaly the infamous Gore vs. Bush. Still though it is a pretty rare occurrence.
User avatar #146 to #145 - zzforrest (05/10/2013) [-]
Oh well yeah most of the time it was still close.
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