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Of wealthy, by wealthy, for wealthy

Published 01/14/2012, INFORUM

Despite the impressive facade of grass-roots democracy conveyed to the world at large by the U.S. system of caucuses and primaries, I see the operational dynamics of American representative democracy as a vitiation of how President Abraham Lincoln defined the term in the Gettysburg Address in 1863 – a government of the people, by the people and for the people.

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