Monday, November 1, 2010

Voting Schmoting: The Case for Not Voting

In this irreverent look at voting, one of the world's greatest living economists, Gordon Tullock, explains why he believes you're better off avoiding the polls altogether on election day.

I don't agree with this point of view and will be exercising my to either throw the bums out or reelect my favorites.


  1. That's good stuff. I don't agree with him either, but it was interesting.

  2. Gordon has to regret he said any of that. Your vote may be insignificant in the totals but the sheer numbers of votes on any particular ballot shows the passion or public sentiment on a subject.

    These past two years I will never forgive. I will vote the rest of my life for the candidate that doesn't have a "D" after their name.

  3. These guys have their own take on it: