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originally posted by: DISRAELI
So Aristides obligingly recorded his own name on the ballot.
That, to me, is the true voice of democracy.
originally posted by: theMediator
And what's wrong with that?
Any single citizen should be allowed to open a bill, it is to the voters to vote on it afterwards.
originally posted by: Devino
I think the point is that Aristides could have put down any name other than his own as the illiterate man would surely not know the difference. The only benefit gained by writing one’s own name, as Aristides did, was in the pursuit of democracy.