You Think A Majority of Americans Agree With You??

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    In your fantasies they may or may not, but one thing is a given if these facts are correct: Your candidate, and you, and most likely your views, represent a minority opinion.

    In the voting process, you may or may not be representative of America as a whole, but your views do not represent the majority of Americans and how they feel about issues and government.

    You are not representative of Americans in general or otherwise. The Gingrich Contract on America Was Not. The Democratic Party Wins in 2006 were not.

    Winning an election does not equal representing the voice of the majority.

    National Voter Turnout
    National Voter Turnout in Federal Elections: 1960–2008
     
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    Honestly, I don't really care if most people agree with me. I just want to advocate for good and sound principles and convince as many people who will listen to think outside the box.
     
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    This is exactly what I would've typed, but you did it for me. :D
     
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    I am certain the majority of Americans do not agree with me on most issues.
    I am correct and they are wrong of course.
     
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    i thought dante left the board....
     
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    Regardless of political stripe, that's what pretty much everyone who follows these things closely thinks.
     
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    then on one level we share something, and on another we are far apart. but I keep hearing people say they speak for the majority, or that the majority supports them, or...

    you see it too.
     
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    I know the majority does not support me. I was against the Iraq invasion before we even invaded.
     
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    These are some good observations posters. Good job. I realize that security is still a big issue, that and possible false reporting of the results, but it seems that we as a society don't really need Congress anymore. We could just submit and vote on important legislation directly. Conress' chief function is to represent us. Many here, dare I say most, feel they don't do a good job of that. Let's just pass an amendment and do it ourselves.
     
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    I was for going back into Iraq before 911. That was a very minority opinion.

    see?
     

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