Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The few have spoken in Iowa

Just for the record, about 6 out of 7 eligible voters in Iowa didn’t bother to vote Monday night.

For every hardy soul who turned up at the Iowa caucuses, there were 676 adults in America who didn’t vote for Hilary or Ted or any of the others.

In other words, more or less the tiniest fraction of all of us did the voting in Iowa. They did their thing, but they didn’t speak for you or me.

By the way, He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named got a tad over 45,000 votes, meaning that on Monday night, less than two-hundredths of one percent of potential U. S. voters wanted a reality TV star to be president.

Wait ‘til you see the teeny-weeny numbers for New Hampshire.

Too many of us don’t bother to vote. It’s the cancer of democracy.

Copyright © Richard Carl Subber 2016 All rights reserved.

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