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“The Will of the People” Is a Myth | Mises Wire

While it is rarely stated explicitly, the legitimacy of the modern American electoral system is founded on the idea of majority rule. Because of this, at the conclusion of each election, the victors claim the election reflected “the will of the people” and, in many cases, also claim a “mandate” to implement the victor’s policy agenda.