It turns out that what many people already suspected is true - American democracy is a sham according to research published in a new study Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens. Researchers discovered that although voters are protected by free speech and association rights, they also have little to no effect on public policy creation. Big business and the wealthy few appear to hold all the power behind government policy.
Commenting on the results of the research, the team said;
Our measure of the preferences of wealthy or elite Americans – though useful, and the best we could generate for a large set of policy cases – is probably less consistent with the relevant preferences than are our measures of the views of ordinary citizens or the alignments of engaged interest groups.
Yet we found substantial estimated effects even when using this imperfect measure. The real-world impact of elites upon public policy may be still greater.
Suddenly it becomes clear why America is so keen to export their particular brand of democracy to the rest of the world.
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