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A computer model of a presidential candidate that would win the most votes.
People would vote on the issues as "I would support" or "I
would not support" to decide where this virtual
The resulting virtual candidate created by the people
might be used as a model for real candidates. Politicians
being pure scum, it would be likely that many
their own personal views and adopt a "Wow! That's how I
felt on all the issues myself all along!" stance. Which
be fine as long as they got the job done.
Hot button issues would be handled with compromise (I
know, a dirty word here in America). Candidate X might
say "Abortion should be legal and protected but I will
endeavor to reduce them by 50% by giving out free birth
control along with education that stresses the fact that
abstinence, while, rare is something that some young
people do practice and can be in intelligent option." In
other words, "I will endeavor, as best as I can, to reduce
safe, legal abortion by 50%."
Other issues would be handled thusly, with the lost art of
compromise that while perhaps not making one side
ecstatic, would keep the most voters happy.
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||I would think the modern political candidate (before Trump)
is already an example of this, given all the positions are
||You'd think that, but I was struck how it's all about
revolution and blood in the streets, and turning over
the stupid policies of those guys. On both sides.
||I'm tempted to produce one using a chatbot and one of our
avatars. Talk to your future president in VR :)
||Hear hear. Watson for President.
||Remove parts from sprue. Paint small parts before assembly.
||Model A Ford, not a Lincoln.
||Lincoln was the only president to file and complete a patent for an invention. Something to help a boat in trouble. ----Source some web page quiz about inventions.
||I think Donald Trump should send tiny Trump dolls to every citizen of the US. Just for a laugh. Might want to skip the Wiccan and Voodoo practicioners, though.
||Having heard some of Trump's post-election interviews, I think he'll make a fine president of the United States, and I commend your collective wisdom.
||Ditto with your latest Prime Minister and foreign secretary.