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When you look at the problems our democracy has, probably the biggest one is the "low information voter." The ignorant electorate that says they want government out of our lives, but keep your hands off Medicare and Social Security, for example.

== Puhleeeeeeez.




I live in the UK, so I may not be up with US politics, and I know Winer has political views. Are you saying that Winer underestimates the median voter, or that Medicare is wrong?

PS: I suspect you are being down-voted because you are not making your meaning clear.


Regardless of policy, step back and look at the logic:

"The biggest problem with our democracy is that [everyone esle] is stupid"

This is the worst kind of ignorance, generally speaking.




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