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The cooks are in the kitchen with their votes already, how could it be worse to have them actually know what the hell they're doing there?



Perhaps I am a little bit biased by the situation in Germany. In the past years there was an increasing number of non-voters in elections (typically people who are dissatisfied with the political system). Now in the last years a rather right-wing populist party (AfD) appeared that convinced many of these non-voters to vote for them.

Compare this a little bit to the fictional situation as if Donald Trump would bring many people who did not vote in the last presidential elections back to the ballot boxes to vote for him.


>In the past years there was an increasing number of non-voters in elections (typically people who are dissatisfied with the political system). Now in the last years a rather right-wing populist party (AfD) appeared that convinced many of these non-voters to vote for them.

Well, maybe the Left should try actually appealing to the interests of the working class instead of the SDP going quietly along with the austerity measures.

>Compare this a little bit to the fictional situation as if Donald Trump would bring many people who did not vote in the last presidential elections back to the ballot boxes to vote for him.

That's not fiction.


That's an interesting perspective, and a good point.




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