How much have you ever actually known about the character, integrity and competence of any candidate in any major election? and what does that say about your participation, as well as that of all the others, always a vast majority, similarly situated, in that election, by voting? and about such mass electoral "democracy"?
(See also Garry Wills' "A Good Election"
, in his Nixon Agonistes
See also my
Beyond Plutocracy and Its Two-Party System
Keywords: democracy, election-manipulation, elections, plutocracy, pseudodemocracy