Robert L. Mitten: More voters the merrier

September 25, 2013 

More the merrier

Regarding the Sept. 17 letter “Fewer voters, please”: This argument has been going on since the founding of our Republic. Who gets to pick the leaders who make the policy?

The Founding Fathers were split on this topic, and we still are. I have observed that the more people who get involved with the process, the better the outcome. Common sense seems to win out even if you don’t know who William Duane or Fisher Ames were.

Robert L. Mitten

Raleigh

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