Election Corruption — The Cornerstone of Ruling Class Democracy

From the earliest days of the Republic — of ruling class democracy itself — election corruption has been a vital necessity for ruling class domination. From our perspective in the ruling class, election corruption covers both legal and illegal means of securing power. Whether we employ literacy tests, property requirements, or election fraud, voter purges or outright thuggery — it is all the same to us. From the ancient Greeks excluding the vast majority of their populations to modern voter ID laws and machine vote flipping, ruling classes have been able to have their democracies and eat them too.

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