40 years ago ex-President Jimmie Carter called the American system of electing leaders a charade, an oligarchy, …. meaning a small number of people in charge, “with unlimited political bribery being the essence. In 2016 this campaign because of the huge popularity of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders more people are paying attention to what’s going on and they are astonished and mad as hell. They are surprised that The Party, not the voters picks the candidate for President but they make it appear . Could anything be more corrupt??
But it’s been corrupt all along. A small group of smart people figured out how to control the government and deceive the voters into thinking their vote controlled it. Because of the internet many people are now aware of the lies they were told about elections. They are astonished at the depth of the mis-information.