In Praise of Apathy

High turnout is not a good thing

I used to think I was a conservative, but I’m not. Because I live mostly among liberals, my instinctive need to disagree with the crowd made me think I’m a conservative. Turns out, I’m just contrary.

In general, mobs are wrong. So, if voter turn-out is mob-driven, and the voting crowd becomes mob-sized, the votes are probably wrong, too. More people…