How exactly the United States of America has come to this point is a question that will be asked by future generations—if in fact America continues as a democracy. For, if we continue on this path, elections will be seen by elites as an arcane exercise in futility. Like Obama’s endless refrain regarding Congress—’If they won’t act, I will’—the same will one day be said of an obsolescent American voter

America, how did we ever get to this point, and can we find our way back?

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