“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.”
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
Although American voters acknowledge how poorly informed they are about the candidates they vote for, they just as frequently blame the media for doing an inferior job of capturing their attention and providing useful and credible information. A national survey of registered voters by Barna Group suggests the 2018 election is no exception. Read more from the National Black Robe Regiment
Founders' Bible article Proverbs 29:2, page 988. Excerpt from Noah Webster: "When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose from rulers just men who will rule in the fear of God [Exodus 18:21]. The preservation of a republican government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty. If the citizens neglect their duty and place unprincipled men in office, the government will soon be corrupted; laws will be made not for the public good so much as for selfish or local purposes; corrupt or incompetent men will be appointed to execute the laws.