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the will of the people

I hate to spread doom, but in my innermost heart I know that it will end up about like this. The other day Studs Terkel was on the radio talking about the idiocy of it all, and he said "If Bush wins this election, the Democratic Party should just dissolve." In my grimmest moments I think he should have replaced "Democratic Party" with "The United States of America." I live in California and my vote literally does not matter, because we still elect Presidents through an arcane and archaic system designed to protect slaveholders, and the country is ripping apart and I can't even see the other half, can't even guess about them any more—all I know is that they govern me and will continue to govern me until I die or go to New Zealand or something.

 

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