Originally Posted By: jgw
If we keep this up there is only one result. We used to talk about 3rd world places where this was the status quo - now, however, WE are setting new record of silly.

That inevitable result you speak of is much to the delight of at least one hostile adversary, who has "bet" what might just be "the farm" in assuring such a result, which would be to their advantage.

We are indeed that third world nation now.
But back to the hidden sub-plot. That hostile adversary has decided to bet their future on us falling apart. Has anybody even really noticed this?
The only people pushing the Athenian Straw Man Nonexistent Threat of Slippery Slope Windyfoggery (ASMNSSW) RE DEMOCRACY are people who have a misunderstanding/problem or hatred of democracy. (See AUTHORITARIANS)