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Democracy and Majority Rule

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 11:16 AM
Paulus: I usually stick to a very few columnists and didn't know pagaymon had been everywhere else today. However, I find it just as irritating that people out of hand just call him a liar and don't tell you what they disagree with (see Billpm).
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...