Wingin’ It

The inference, subtext, theme is a disdain for public opinion. Because, really, is the general public all that well informed? Or are they just parroting someone else’s words and opinions? Jumping on one bandwagon or another, not all that interested in digging deeper or having opinions challenged by contrary evidence.

It’s not a bad thing that our elected leaders aren’t always swayed by public opinion. Because how many people actually take the time to weigh both sides of an issue or do any research whatsoever before saying something out loud? Some do, I’m sure. It seems often enough, though, to be less an informed public, than just a reactive one.

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