This is an election year. That means Americans will vote to reward or punish incumbents for events that they have nothing to do with. Some voters won't even find out the names of the people running for many offices. In short, writes Steve Chapman, the citizenry as a whole will carry out what looks like a giant cartoon parody of democracy.
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