Is the United States electoral process really democratic? Every time election year rolls around, millions are encouraged to head to the booths to cast their votes, believing that it actually makes a difference. But does it really? These days, it’s hardly unusual to assume that the US elections are rigged.
Presidential campaigns have become popularity contests rather than political contests, with each side trying to win over the public through catchy tag lines and controversial statements instead of real intellectual discourse. Indeed, modern day presidents seem to be more like celebrities than real agents of change.
That being said, we’ve still had some strong candidates enter into the process that have touched the hearts of many, and shared important truths with the world.
For example, the very popular 2016 candidate Bernie Sanders publicly stated that it…
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