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Column: E hoka paha ka mea e koho ‘ia ma ‘Amelika

  • SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE VIA AP
                                Republican John Cox, center, speaks as Democrat Kevin Paffrath, left, and Republicans Kevin Kiley and Kevin Faulconer, right, listen during a debate between candidates for the upcoming California recall election, held by KCRA 3 and the San Francisco Chronicle in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday.

    SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE VIA AP

    Republican John Cox, center, speaks as Democrat Kevin Paffrath, left, and Republicans Kevin Kiley and Kevin Faulconer, right, listen during a debate between candidates for the upcoming California recall election, held by KCRA 3 and the San Francisco Chronicle in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday.

Synopsis: Recall elections are commonplace in California. The elections there are evidence that a democratic system of governance by the people, for the people, does not really live up to its billing. Read more

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