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What is supposed to happen in a democracy is that each sovereign citizen will always vote in the public interest for the safety and welfare of all. But what does happen is that he votes his own self-interest as he sees it... which for the majority translates as 'Bread and Circuses'.

Jubal Harshaw in To Sail Beyond the Sunset

Submitted by Susan on August 21, 1997.

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