Wednesday, February 27, 2008

"Does It Matter Whether We Vote?" Maybe not...

Then there is the biennial carping about how democracy suffers because so few Americans bother to go to the polls. I live in Belgium, where election turnout is always 100 percent; citizens are required by law to vote. Well, the electorial system here produces just as many nincompoops as the American one -- and the most successful political party has its roots in the SS. So be careful how much turnout you wish for...."

--TCS Daily, Nov 2006, MARTIN FRIDSON, TCS Contributing Writer

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