Bypassing democracy, the Democrat way
It is typical of the elite to lose faith in the messy processes of democracy and the normal political friction of legislation. Without the intrinsic faith in the people (and the wisdom of crowds) its too easy for them to look for shortcuts.
Here is a Dimocrat governor considering a cessation of elections. It will of course be laughed off, but the message will be clear to many. Sure its a joke.
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