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Duhmockrasy in Akshun

In this presidential election season, political scientists and pundits are fond of distinguishing between the so-called high-information voters, the small percentage of the electorate who keep up with the news, are informed about the issues, and can speak intelligently about what's at stake, and the so-called low-information voters, the vast majority of the electorate who know little about the issues, make gut decisions based on whim or prejudice, and can be swayed by rhetoric calculated to inflame their emotions. Read More 
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