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It isn't that the President finally selected is the nation's leader; it is more that the President is selected for his ability to lead the nation where the elites wish it to go -
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I agree.I am new to this "democracy thing" but that's how it looks to me too...

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As contrast to this system, look at what is not possible -- a populist leader arising "from the streets" and being swept into power by the support and votes of the people. He or she would die before they ever got close to the halls of power.
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Looks like that!

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind...Albert Einstein

by vbo on Wed Dec 27th, 2006 at 09:46:27 AM EST
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