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The professional politicians have done an excellent job of splitting up the issues to keep the citizens fighting with each other so we don’t focus on the fact that they are the problem, not us.
The professional wrestling promoters know that good fighting evil and prompting the audience to be involved in the action will keep people engaged. Our career politicians know it, too.

Without a crisis to engage the public, the career politician is less significant.

#ManufacturedCrisis are common in politics - They provide another more sinister advantage to the professional politician: misdirection and sleight of hand.

Both sides do it

They do it because there are no #TermLimits

#WeThePeople can put an end to it


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@originaljipssy @nytimes 1. The principal tenet in Republicanism is that the ultimate power resides with the people. The Founders rejected classical democracy as evil because it allowed the majority to force it's will upon the minority.
2. They designed the govt with safegards like the EC in order to distill the will of the people in such a way that the interests of all, including the minorities, were represented. What the Founders created was ingenious.
3. Nevertheless, the anti-federalists predicted that the judiciary, being unelected and answerable to no one, would destroy the principle of powers derived from the consent of the governed. Unfortunately, we have seen their warning come to pass.
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