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Unformatted text preview: though we have the right to choose an official representative to speak for us, this representative may have a different opinion when it comes to the most important issues. We can petition this representative to do as we ask, but in the end the true choice is out of our hands. The most prominent issue with democracy is that a large portion of the voting population is never completely informed. Especially the least educated. A very good example of this is the outcome of the recent election in South Carolina. An unemployed veteran, living in his father’s basement, with no staff won the election, and is now the Democratic candidate for Senator of South Carolina. Some speculate that even though he did not advertise, he won because his name was first on the ballot....
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