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April 3, 2016

An ‘x’ every 5 years?

No actual say, just an ‘x’ every 5 years …

South Africa and most of the world suffers the delusion of what is termed a “representational” democracy. You choose someone to represent you, and that’s it, no more say.

So politicians do what politicians¬†& marketers are notorious for, they lie, cheat and connive to “win” your vote through deviousness and deception and then once elected their true colours become a little bit more visible. Are they accountable for changing sides and/or not doing what they promised? No, imagine that? A politician actually being held accountable, what would the world become?

By the way just about the only “direct or pure” democracy left, is Switzerland.

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