IQ Squared: Video: P.J. O’Rourke: American Politics and Government

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There’s an old American saying that goes like this. “We get the government that we paid for”. Another way of saying that is that we get the government that we voted for. “Look buddy, you voted for those assholes in charge. What the hell do you have to complain about?” And for people who didn’t bother to vote, seek help please, but they get the government that other people voted for. Just because you were too busy on your iPhone or watching reality TV, or don’t think voting is worth it, you live in the same country as everyone else in that country and get government as well for good and bad.

I don’t feel sorry at all about people who voted for people that they now don’t like. They could’ve voted for someone else, or bothered to…

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