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A fly in the ointment

The United States is a representative republic. Voters elect representatives they hope will promote their views regarding laws and the governing of our country. This process works best if the majority of its citizens understand the issues, are able to look beyond their own personal needs toward the greater good of all, and are able to select someone willing and capable of balancing the needs of individuals with the needs of local, state and country. The fly in the ointment for any democratic form of government becomes the citizens themselves, not the elected politicians themselves. When the majority of the voting population doesn’t take responsibility for making informed and intelligent decisions before entering the voting booth, the politicians elected can inevitably be rascals of the worst sort. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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