West meets East

From: der Mouse <mouse_at_Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: Thu Oct 28 12:18:57 2004

> It [the USA presidential contest] is like idiot vrs. idiot again.

Sure. The political mechanisms in place select for popularity, not
intelligence (nor even competence at governing).

I keep hoping this will be the year some third candidate gets enough
votes to be taken seriously, but I don't really expect that to happen.

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