I think we need to be a little careful with assuming the level of populism. Here is some math I heard about the last set of American primaries:

  1. Many Americans do not vote in the D and/or R primaries. Therefore the primaries are indicative of the American population.
  2. About 4% of American thought Ms. Clinton was the best choice in the D primary. They voted in the primary.
  3. About 4% of Americans thought Mr. Trump was the best choice in the R primary. They voted in the primary.
  4. When the primaries were all over, average Americans who were not part of the primary process had two choices: Clinton or Trump.
  5. These two only got a collective 8% approval rating. 92% of Americans would have preferred someone else.
  6. The primary system is far from the will of the people.

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit http://www.tiereddemocraticgovernance.org/tdg.php

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