Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP, reviews the idea of "deliberative democracy." Building on the book, this blog offers insights, analysis, and facts about recent events.
Zac Moffatt said that data about 14.2 million voters was recorded through Orca, including 5,397 instances of polling-place irregularities, and that data came back from 91 percent of counties being monitored.
Thus ended in failure the greatest airborne venture of the war. Although General Montgomery asserted that it had been 90 percent successful, his statement was merely a consoling figure of speech. All objectives save Arnhem had been won, but without Arnhem the rest were as nothing. In return for so much courage and sacrifice the Allies had won a 50-mile salient -- leading nowhere.