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View Poll Results: If you could have a dictator that expressed your political views, would you?
Yes 4 5.19%
Maybe 5 6.49%
No 68 88.31%
Voters: 77. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-19-2017, 04:38 PM
 
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A true democracy needs some compromising to be effective, dictatorships don't. If you could have an authoritarian that expressed your political views rule over the country would you chose that?
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:39 PM
 
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No.

It's exceptionally rare, but I have been wrong.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:41 PM
 
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Hell Freaking No.


Edit: Who are these people saying "yes"? Seriously?
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:41 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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No. Which is why I am very opposed to the current president's corrupt nepotism and attacks on a free press.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:42 PM
 
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No because absolute power corrupts absolutely.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:42 PM
 
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I voted maybe, on the one condition that the dictator is a super intelligent benevolent ai

We could call it a technocroship

No human leaders with absolute power though, nope
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:44 PM
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Location: Austin
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A dictatorship is the antithesis of my political views.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:44 PM
 
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Hell Freaking No.


Edit: Who are these people saying "yes"? Seriously?
I thought about making it a public poll but I figured some people might chicken out then. Maybe that's why they need an authorization to rule over them.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:45 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Anyone that would answer yes to this is a complete idiot. How ignorant can you be? It should have been a public poll so we would know who the fools are.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:47 PM
 
Location: On a Long Island in NY
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No, I have video games like Tropico to fulfill my dictator fantasies.
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