Day: July 19, 2011

A Modest Proposal for the Voting Privilege

Yesterday’s post was a critique of the American electorate. To summarize, I shared my view that far too many voters don’t really know enough to vote intelligently. Their worldview might best be illustrated in this way: I’d like to extend my remarks today. The Founding Fathers were concerned about who would be voting. That’s why they only allowed a popular vote for the House, which would serve to represent the people directly. The Senate was to be chosen by state… Read more »