Comment: Don't want to be a pessimist

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Don't want to be a pessimist

But "throwing the bums out" is not a good enough strategy. Every election, groups of pissed off voters claim that it's time to "throw the bums" out, yet reelection rates are ridiculously high.

Here are some stats for the 2012 election:

85-87% reelection rates show that people are more interested in "throwing the bums in."

Sadly, we need a new strategy. Voting doesn't seem to make a difference.