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    • Steve G
    • 24.10.12 | 00:19 (IST)

    The United states of America (not Israel) has decided that US citizens living abroad have the exact same right to vote (thus making them constituents) as any other American. The same right as Bill gates or even Michelle Obama. One vote. And everyone is expected to vote exactly according to his interests. I mean, how realistic is it to expect that an entire group of American voters should vote contrary to their personal interests as US citizens. If you think that idea is bad, and want to change American laws, so that should be your target. The fact that Americans are leveraging the system to their advantage? That's just called being smart. Why do you seem to have a problem with that?

    from the article: iVoteIsrael: Doing good work for all the wrong reasons
    First published 20:08 23.10.12 | Last updated 20:08 23.10.12
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