[E-voting] Dilbert weighs in

Fergal Daly fergal at esatclear.ie
Wed Nov 1 17:41:19 GMT 2006


On 01/11/06, Louise Ferguson <louise.ferguson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 01/11/06, Aengus Lawlor <aengusl at eircom.net> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, November 01, 2006 6:11 AM [EDT],
> > Fergus O'Rourke <sitecom at tinet.ie> wrote:
> >
> > >
> http://dilbertblog.typepad.com/the_dilbert_blog/2006/10/electronic_voti.html
> > >
> > > He's unsympathetic - or have I got that wrong ?
> >
> > He's cynical. It's a longwinded way of saying "it doesn't matter who you
> > vote for, the government alays wins".
> >
> > Having seen US elections up close, I can see his point.
>
> He's also saying, can such governments be any worse than the ones we get
> now?

Seems to me he's just bought the usual "you trust banks don't you?"
fallacy, particularly as he's seen it before and probably hasn't
thought about the differences. It was pretty funny though,

F



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