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The US is not, and has never been, a democracy. The US is a republic where there is a balance between the people, states, and federal. Tribalism is the nature of humans, its how we got this far. Heck, we pack bond with non-humans and even mechanical things. Fancy voting will not change that. FPTP is here in the US to stay, because there would be chaos with the other voting systems and the accusations of rigging would be rampant.



> FPTP is here in the US to stay, because there would be chaos with the other voting systems and the accusations of rigging would be rampant.

FPTP is probably here to stay because of pure inertia. The rest of the claims need support.


The US is a democracy, it is not a direct democracy. No democracy that currently exists is a direct democracy. You're splitting hairs.

Also, 'Republic' is a meaningless description of a country, because it conveys no practical information about its form of government. Norway is not a republic. North Korea is a republic. Canada is not a republic. Russia is a republic.




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