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Decisions like this lend a certain credence to recent studies showing that only the desires of the economic and political elite actually affect policy.




What a fancy way of saying we don't live in a functioning republic.


It's also an evidence backed way of saying it. Which is quite useful.


That was exactly the conclusion of the paper. The US is effectively an oligarchy.




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