A tool for political inclusion may simply be a way to stoke division.
How can we determine when public interest should trump politician's personal rights?
How can we ever divine a political mandate from the jumbled voices and contradictory preferences we find in the ballot box?
What does it take to fulfill one's duty to participate in democratic elections?
The obligations of a democratic citizen extend beyond registering a presidential preference every four years.
US democracy has always been about striking the proper balance between individual freedoms and the popular will.
The opportunity to register one's political preferences (especially at the federal level) is small, and only getting smaller.
Given that the people's voice grants government legitimacy, the authority of American democracy is under threat.
What is required in order for our government to represent the people's will?
Is faith underrepresented on the bench, and are critics of the president's nomination guilty of discrimination against the religious?