The Democratic Paradox

Payne, James L.
January 1977
National Review;1/21/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p88
The article analyzes the reasons why American voters seem to be dissatisfied with most politicians. According to the author, voters are relatively uninformed about candidates and that most voters categorize politicians in broad types which sometimes results in their tendency to dismiss other candidates without examining what they have to offer. The author also discusses how politicians can recapture the interest of American voters.


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