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Knowledge is truly the most dangerous weapon.
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So you disagree with the last paragraph of >>
Then you are contradicting yourself. If the outcome of the two groups being forced to work together is that neither the majority or the minority can tyrannize one another, how do you reach the result of "being entirely ignored or exploited because you're outnumbered" when the majority elects the president.
No. I don't follow how I would be contradicting that.
I'm explaining now, how having a little less power in presidential elections doesn't lead to the minority being exploited. The democrat minority in the house has a lot of power to stall and stop the Republican majority from passing laws, but they have almost zero power to pass any law themselves without working with the republicans. That's by no means a tyranny of either majority or minority, it forces the two groups to try and work together.
But they can "entirely ignore or exploit" the losers, in your own words.
Not true, even when you look at our situation today, when Trump has a majority in the Congress and a favorable judicial branch, he has to pander to Democrats to be able to get anything done or passed.
Just like Obama after 2010 lost the majority in the house and Senate and was forced to work with republicans
even though he decided to pass executive orders as law instead
if he wanted to get any laws passed, even though he won the his elections by large margins.
so rather a minority tyranny than a majority tyranny
Not really. The minority can't vote to take away rights or resources of the majority.
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