The voting system itself is broken. Winner Takes All voting naturally favors a two-party system (which we are entrenched in). Electoral college voting also disenfranchises any third (or fourth, fifth, sixth) party candidates from receiving votes that "mean anything".
And simply, there are a lot of people that believe their government works for them. The beauty of their system is that it works just enough to think that it does (and they have such great spin doctors and endless blame games to fight off the rest of inner resistance).
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1.)Randomly selecting citizens doesn't guarantee that the end result will be neutral and non-partisan. Social psychology studies on group dynamics can attest to that.
2.)Who would be presenting the information to learn from? If you control the information, you control the outcome (more or less).
3.)People must know how to properly analyze statistics, logic, etc... to make informed conclusions. It has been my experience that most people are not well-trained in this endeavor.
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