From a LETTER to the EDITOR– MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Let’s look at what we have learned from this election:

Twenty-one of 22 incumbent senators were re-elected, and 353 of 373 incumbent members of the House were re-elected.

The American people have re-elected 94 percent of the incumbents who were running for re-election to an institution that has an approval rating of about 9 percent.

This indicates, as an electorate, we are a nation of idiots.

No, that’s not the point.

The point is not about the individuals, it is the system itself. It become a system which prevents greatness from being known and rewarded.

They are the “me-too” mediocrity and they are on both the left and right which has become our new norm.

One must think beyond the box.

 

Reaganman – Contributor

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