pol, uspol 

@solarpunkgnome @yogthos

FYI it's about this piece: washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

They changed the title but the message is still the same: (In my opinion, it reads:) Let's stop pretending the Democratic party is democratic.

"A better primary system would empower elites to bargain and make decisions, instructed by voters."


pol, uspol 

@solarpunkgnome @yogthos

"A process in which intermediate representatives — elected delegates who understand the priorities of their constituents — can bargain without being bound to specific candidates might actually produce nominees that better reflect what voters want."

Like that bargaining Hilary did to get a advantage over Bernie in which questions were asked?


@yogthos All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible.
-- Frank Herbert

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