Who Really Won?

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Third World Democracy

Salon does a story on how we vote here in the USA. The usual "It couldn't possibly have been stolen" thoughts, but does admit it's not really a great system.

You have to click through an ad to read the whole thing.

"In my view," she added, "the real question is whether we saw anything on Nov. 2 that gives us pause about the system. The answer to that is a resounding yes ... There is so much that we saw that shows that the system is flawed, unworkable, prohibitively expensive, inaccessible, intended to keep voters away, insecure, lacking in transparency and open to manipulation, that if we don't fix it, we are basically on a collision course with the decay of our democracy."