Monday, April 13, 2009
Wal-Mart and Thomas Jefferson
If anyone wanted any indication of why TJ was wrong, simply visit your local Wal-Mart or better yet, the DMV. For a democracy to work, what is required is an informed, intelligent electorate. After all, it is that very electorate which will decide the future issues of the government. After visiting the local Wal-Mart and seeing the people therein, we are in big trouble. It is quite scary that not only are we entrusting these people with a voice in deciding who will be the next president, but we are also entrusting them to raise their children, drive motor vehicles, and pay their bills. These people can not figure out that the express lane is only for customers with fewer than twenty items. Maybe Alex had it right, maybe our common man is not intelligent enough to make these decisions. One wonders what would TJ say if we could resurrect him and see what he thinks about his product. All men are created equal, they are endowed with certain inalienable rights. I imagine that among those rights is the right to be stupid. God Help America!!!!!