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Jacksepticeyrules125
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DarthVitiosus
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What should be the role of citizens in creating public policy?

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DarthVitiosus
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/11/2014 Category: Economics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Jacksepticeyrules125

Pro

I think that public policy should reflect the opinion of voters. Not that public policy should be created by officials who are most informed about the issues involved. I am for the people. As the first 3 words of the Constitution. I think this, "WE THE PEOPLE." That is my idea.
DarthVitiosus

Con

Majority of people that vote, don't care about the issues at all. Most people vote based on looks and other minor discprencies[1][2][3][4]. Should we vote based on that? The people are ignorant of the issues and the statistics show it.

[1]http://www.theguardian.com...
[2]http://www.mit.edu...
[3]http://www.scientificamerican.com...
[4]http://www.examiner.com...
Debate Round No. 1
Jacksepticeyrules125

Pro

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DarthVitiosus

Con

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Debate Round No. 2
Jacksepticeyrules125

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DarthVitiosus

Con

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Debate Round No. 3
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DarthVitiosus

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Debate Round No. 4
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DarthVitiosus

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