If the majority (or more) of the public is unsatisfied with a government official, should the official be obligated to resign?

Posted by: discomfiting

Ft. Young Sarah Palin winking at you.

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progressivedem22 says2014-04-13T10:42:28.4783187-05:00
Well, sure. Isn't that the equivalent of losing an election?
discomfiting says2014-04-13T14:39:29.7478801-05:00
No it isn't equivalent.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-13T14:41:46.8883592-05:00
Its later in office. Progressives have been pushing for direct democracy since the 1890's. Higher office recall movements have dissipated, but there is still a movement for judicial recall. Judges often abuse their power as they are not individually elected.
discomfiting says2014-04-13T14:46:26.0365486-05:00
And that's exactly how it should be. Direct democracy.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-13T14:47:18.9884420-05:00
Direct democracy with a balance of representational democracy.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-13T14:47:52.6241980-05:00
Directly elect our representatives, instead of distributing and the electoral college.
discomfiting says2014-04-13T14:49:21.7683120-05:00
Oi, i know we disagree on somethings but this is something we agree on. Electoral colleges being bad.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-13T14:50:36.3090073-05:00
The only reason we still have it is because of the GOP. They are scared of losing their influence in a direct democracy. They coin it mob rule, even though that's what democracy should be.
discomfiting says2014-04-13T15:05:52.2688244-05:00
Abolishing electoral colleges would be a step in direct democracy. Imagine it; Gore being president instead of Bush.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-13T15:07:54.3552070-05:00
President Teddy instead of Woody Wilson XD
Jifpop09 says2014-04-13T15:08:45.9618498-05:00
We would of had a third party as president. A liberal progressive party at that.

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