Comment: We Need DIRECT Representation

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We Need DIRECT Representation

First-past-the-post elections always lead to a two-party balance of power. The people are thus easily divided and manipulated... especially by well-funded "spoiler" candidates. (Romney was the spoiler because his astroturf campaign took votes away from the grassroots candidate Ron Paul.) The tragic result is that under our system most Americans are denied representation. This I believe is the hole in the armor of our Constitution through which corruption has entered to undermine our republic.

Why can't we just eliminate elections and allocate representative power (with limits) according to the number of supporters?