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WHY I WOULD BE A DEMOCRAT IF I COULD VOTE1If I could vote, I would be a Democrat. The Democratic Party preserves the arduous rights and profits working individuals thus protecting them against abusive exploitation by processes and business people. Since the advent of FDR presidency along with the Great Depression, the Democratic Party has utilized government wisely to benefit working people. Accordingly, we now benefit from Social Security, overtime laws, minimum wage, and Medicare. Republicans aim at curtailing the above, Democrats aim at preserving and expanding it. My reason for being a Democrat is more intricate than the simple factors of my being. To me, the party resembles America. The side isn’t one religion, ethnic group or race. However, it is committed to an agenda which highlights low-priced health care, retirement security, women’s rights, stem cell study, gay rights, and protection of civil rights, just to mention but a few. I would be Democrat because as I review our history, the party has proven right more often than wrong. My party (Democrat) assumed the civil rights movement which is accepted by almost all individuals as the befitting position. It was initially members of my party who directedopposition to the Vietnam War, and practically all Americans ultimately came to see war, as the mistake it was. Democrats saw Richard Nixon as the fraud he was while the Republicans deemed