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Comment author: bigjeff5 28 January 2011 01:39:31AM 0 points [-]

Certainly, and a significant portion of the current crop of politicians would not be among the new group of politicians.

Do you see the problem?

Comment author: Desrtopa 28 January 2011 01:55:44AM 0 points [-]

Of course. But at least there are prospective politicians who could benefit from it. It's not as if they would uniformly stand to lose.

Comment author: pnrjulius 09 April 2012 06:03:52AM 0 points [-]

Yes, but that means changing the status quo, which means redistributing power, and if there's one thing people in power do not like, it is redistributing power.

We might ultimately have to make this happen by force. (I hope not... but I can't rule it out.)