Once in a while the great thinkers of news poke their noses out of their abodes atop of the Mount Everest of American intelligentsia and dripping with contempt and sarcasm decry the political process and the politicians that populate it.
This morning I read an op/ed by Jerry-Perry calling for adoption of parliamentary government here so we wouldn't have these long, expensive, tedious and to them offensive campaigns for President.
Of course a Parliamentary system requires a national leader not elected by the people but instead by a caucus of one party. Sort of like a national school superintendent.
Some of us follow it all more than others and some news outlets cover it less than others. The aforementioned are among the latter.
Our system tests people.....in a crucible that's hot and uncomfortable and not always fair.
It's full of intrigue and corrupting influences. It's difficult. I've been on both sides.
Other than the Presidential contest there is really precious little politics the local MSM has to burden itself with. There really is more consequence from office holders who are selected than elected.
I like elections. I'd like to elect the people who run the city, the county or that largest and most expensive government, the school system.
Others would rather create an agency to advise people how to dissolve representative governance.
But guys, I do applaud sending two reporters to Cleveland and I look forward to their missives from Philadelphia. You are sending them aren't you ?
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