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Democracy and Majority Rule

Los Angeles Law Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:04 PM
Major omission in the article; 5 U.S. Supreme Court Justices can amend the U.S. Constitution, and they have done so countless times. Thus by a tiny number of persons we were forced to recognize the Constitution having a "right" to murder a baby, etc.
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?

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...