It’s very simple. When masses of oblivious, clueless, noncontributing people are allowed and actively encouraged to vote, the results are and have been disastrous. There is virtually no chance of anything positive happening when the people steering the ship are blind, drunk, and distracted.
Just look at the sort of ignoramuses we usually elect — and the ones we are threatening to elect — to major political offices. Compare that with the sort of men they elected back in the early decades of America, when few people had a say, and I think it becomes clear that we need fewer people to vote. High voter turnout does not equal better voting results.
So today I’m proposing a three point strategy to fix our voting process. None of this will ever happen, I realize, but I’m just trying to establish how things ought to be.
The centerpiece of my plan is…This post was originally published on this site