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Old 01-18-2013, 12:24 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by JonJon View Post
I can agree with you on that. We grant these people temporary authority to lead and make decisions, but a problem is created when the will of the people is ignored by far majority.
There is a misconception that politicians have to do what their constituents want. The premise that they represent the people is taken too literally. They represent the people because their views and stances reflect the majority's. They would never have been elected otherwise. However, it does not mean that they are obligated to listen to their constituents.

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