Sheldon Richman on the Cruel Joke of Emphasizing Voting

in-house promo on MSNBC shows a series of colorful shower curtains
backed by a sappily whistled tune; the final curtain turns out to
be not for a shower but for a voting booth — at which point
prime-time All In host Chris Hayes says, “In
America there are many ways to express yourself, but only one that
counts. Speak out.” The not-so-subtle
message: vote or you have no voice. Sheldon
Richman argues that of all the ways to express oneself, voting is
the way that counts least.

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from Hit & Run

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