How many decisions in our day-to-day lives would we like to be made through majority rule or the democratic process? How about the decision to watch a football game or "Law and Order"? What about whether to purchase a Chevrolet Volt or a Toyota Prius? Would you...
In light of this, I can make the argument of "what's stopping these corporate controlled and corrupt politicans from voting away the rights of the 100%?". A direct democracy solves for corruption because it would eliminate the only way for lobbyists to promote thier interests over those of the general people, thus meaning decesion making is more reflective on that of the population rather than a small group of elites.
President Barack Obama narrowly defeated Gov. Mitt Romney in the popular vote 51 percent to 48 percent. In the all-important Electoral College, the difference was larger, with Obama winning 303 electoral votes and Romney 206. Let's not think so much about the election's outcome but instead ask: What's so good about democracy and majority rule?
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