[EM] Am I still subscribed?

robert bristow-johnson rbj at audioimagination.com
Tue Feb 7 21:26:51 PST 2017

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Subject: Re: [EM] Am I still subscribed?

From: "VoteFair" <electionmethods at votefair.org>

Date: Tue, February 7, 2017 11:03 pm

To: "election-methods at lists.electorama.com" <election-methods at lists.electorama.com>


> On 2/7/2017 4:03 PM, Monkey Puzzle wrote:

>> I've actually become more optimistic recently. I think the

>> opportunity for reform is actually brighter now than it would have

>> been had Trump lost.


> Just after the election I too was hopeful.


> However I have lost that optimism as a result of seeing that most voters

> have become distracted by other, less-important, election issues, such

> as voter suppression, "fake news," Russian hacking, gerrymandering,

> electoral college votes, cabinet-member choices, etc.


> Compared to those issues, banning single-mark ballots would have far

> more success. Alas, we have not been able to get that concept across.


> I was also optimistic that Canada would follow through on the prime

> minister's promise to abandon "first-past-the-post," but that has ended

> with no reform because election-method reformers cannot agree on what to

> replace FPTP with.


> As I said earlier, now my focus is on planning videos that are both more

> entertaining and easier to understand compared to the books and articles

> I've written.

well, here's a new issue (or returning issue) to get upset over.

r b-j                  rbj at audioimagination.com
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
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