Editor, The Times

Democracy is fragile, needs tending

Democracy is a relatively new government system, yes the Greeks and Romans had something similar, but they also had slaves.

But I digress, my main point is to encourage you to exercises your hard won privilege and vote in the civic election on Oct. 20.

A healthy group of your fellow citizens have put themselves on the line to represent you, the least you can do is vote (this Saturday.)

Winston Churchill was reported to have said, “Democracy is the most insufficient form of government, unless you consider the alternatives.”

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