Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Will there ever come a time when Americans, or reporters, will know the facts about the nation?

 One can't help but admire the tenaciousness of Liz Cheney and I do hope she continues to work against Trump. But reading the news today gives me little hope that America will ever gain a sense of balance.

The combined populations of Wyoming and Alaska is about 1.3 million people or 0.4% of the U.S. population. They have in total the same 0.4% of America's registered voters. That poplation total is about the same as Dallas, Texas, or San Diego, California.

Wyoming and Alaska have 10 times the representation in the U.S. Senate as their population - 4.0% of the Senators compared to 0.4% of the nation's population.

Democracy? Who are we kidding? And Trump understands that well. These were primary election results, not even representative of voters of all parties. Consider headlines today like Trump gloats over nemesis Liz Cheney’s primary loss, calls her ‘fool’ . Even particularly the press feeds the ignorance.

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