|credit: Reason.com Blog|
Friday, May 23, 2014
Nation-State Democracy and Nice Things
Why do incumbents get reelected? Because people think they represent their local interests. And that is why we can't have nice things like representative democracy. Throw in the nation-state's proponents using gross simplifications like "village" and "community" to push its meddling, giving us the illusion that one-size-fits-all solutions are viable, and we will be forever saddled with a idiotic Congress.