The USA is Not a “REAL Democracy”

Rant A. Tonne

The United States of America is “the world’s oldest surviving federation. It is a constitutional republic and representative democracy, “in which majority rule is tempered by minority rights protected by law“. The government is regulated by a system of checks and balances defined by the U.S. Constitution, which serves as the country’s supreme legal document.”

“The President is not elected by direct vote, but by an indirect electoral college system in which the determining votes are apportioned to the states and the District of Columbia.”


As i write this on Nov 1oth Donald J Trump is now President-elect of the USA, having defeated Hillary Clinton.

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Trump won decisively yet is still behind on the popular vote(number of individuals that voted). There have been several protests around the country and the topic has come up quite often.

Michigan (16 votes) and…

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