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fgtech
fgtech

This is important:

The forces standing against a democracy agenda seek to preserve and expand paths to power by shrinking the voting pool rather than winning voters over.

Opinion – Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience. Here’s how to revive it.

fgtech
fgtech

@fgtech My thanks to @mangochutney for bringing this to my attention!

JohnPhilpin
JohnPhilpin

@fgtech it is - and watch how the importance of it will fade gently away for most people ... until the next time --- short term thinking

fgtech
fgtech

@JohnPhilpin I have seen so many people say things like “Democrats better not screw this up.” I feel like telling each one: why would you let them? Stay engaged. Make them keep listening to you.

I mean, your vote is your voice, yes, but also your voice is your voice. Use it.

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pratik
pratik

@fgtech @johnphilpin Exactly this. Tuning out after the elections is what doomed the Democrats in 2010 midterms.

JohnPhilpin
JohnPhilpin

@pratik @fgtech so we all agree - now we just need another few million to get with the program!