10-26-2016, 07:03 PM
That's exactly why "democracy" and elections are so heavily touted by the system.
It's all a circus-sideshow diversion. All of it - including POTUS (hell, especially POTUS).
The US is ruled by vast (and growing) plantation of unaccountable executive agency.
The purpose of federal elective offices is to provide a facade of popular "legitimacy" and to serve as lightning rods for demotic Sturm und Drang ...