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Old 14th January 2021, 11:12 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by ZirconBlue View Post
Their audience isn't interested because most of them have any idea how often their representatives are absent or miss a vote. And legislators don't want them to know. The only time it ever seems to come up is when a Senator is running for President and their opponent wants to make an issue of it. I suspect a lot more people would take notice if the information was regularly presented to them.
Which is increasing the noise, not decreasing it. In context, you might as well be evaluating the neatness of their handwriting or how well they dress.
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