Plenty good for those of us playing. The rest can be as upset about it as they want, but the view is pretty nice from this side of the fence.Originally posted by master_coda
My post never said that America wasn't a democracy. Just that apathy invalidates many of the advantages of democracy. If all the players at a baseball game decide not to run fast or throw hard because they don't think they can win anyway, then you still have a baseball game. But how good of a game is it?
Australia requires people to vote- imagine that. Forcing people who dont' care to vote, who don't WANT to vote, to vote. An in turn, you get elections that are filled with results from people that often just randomly pick down the line.
Atleast our system works with the nature of some people. If they are apathetic, they can be, and it doesn't hurt anyone but themselves.