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Democracy vs. Natural Selection.
'I'd love to give them my two cents' worth, but they won't listen for less than $10,000.'
"I'm afraid Colbert's role in the free-speech controversy will remain a minor one."
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"They should make the election best of seven."
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Oliverachy - Short-lived political system where leaders were chosen by how many olives they could fit in their mouths.
"As long as democracy depends on a well-informed public, we're O.K."
"My position here is largely symbolic."
"Here at 27 Briarwood Drive it's always been one man, one vote."
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"The third act could use more drama, Sophocles. Try putting in a voter referendum."
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"Because this family isn't ready to hold democratic elections- that's why!"
"We can't come to an agreement about how to fix your car, Mr. Simons. Sometimes that's the way things happen in a democracy."
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"My lobbyists can beat your lobbyists!"
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'I'm not so sure about this 'life, liberty and pursuit of happiness' bit. Whaddya say we look at some polling numbers first?'
'If the election were to be held today, what would be your excuse for not voting?'
A man hangs himself in the voting booth.
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'Maybe we can't fool all the people all the time, but we sure can tax all the people all the time.'
Voter Suppression Efforts: 'This voting booth is filthy!! If someone doesn't clean this up, I will!!'
'The Arab world used to be know for its oil, now for its turmoil.'
'Psst! Wanna Buy A Democracy?'
Mubarak-The Last Pharaoh
People want as much government as they deserve.
'And here are the results of our listening exercise.'
Local Democracy: How it works. . .