American Chief Executive paper 4

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Tyler Farrar American Chief Executive Reaction Paper 5 3/4/09 Congress is a more authentic representative of the American people than the president.  The president is elected by the people but is too far removed from the people. This is why  Congress was created and therefore is and will always be a better representative to the  American people. Congress is a better representation of the American people in theory and in  sheer numbers. Congress is composed of 535 individuals, put in office to do the will of the  people. The president is just one man and his political agenda is often completely his own.  The legislation process also distorts the will of Congress. Their actions do not always  reflect the will of their constituents. This consequence of American politics distorts the legitimacy  of Congress. However, they are far more representative the president.  The American public  isn’t politically inept enough to understand the complete political agendas of American 
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