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What are You looking for in Politics?

No matter who I speak with -

No matter their age or gender, no matter their race or income level, no matter their sexual preference or religion of choice -

Everyone seems disappointed with our Political Institutions. Even in the Age of Democracy, large swaths of our population feels disenfranchised from the decision-making process.

My question - What are you looking for in Politics? What do we need? What are the steps we can take to achieve a more fulfilling experience in the administering of government?

Thank you for taking the time to consider.

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    Apr 14 2013: some where along the line the "voice of the people" got lost. do I feel 'disenfranchised' , absolutely. I have lost respect because from where I sit, it's all ego.

    to paraphrase a song by Sting; 'I have lost faith in politicians for they all look like game show hosts to me'

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