L: Doug, last week we spoke about presidents. We have an election coming up in the U.S., one many people believe is very important even though it isn't a presidential election – an election that could have significant consequences on our investments. But given the views you've already expressed on the Tea Party movement and anarchy, I'm sure you have different ideas. What do you make of the impending circus, and what should a rational man do?
Doug: Well, a rational man, which is to say, an ethical man, would almost certainly not vote in this election, or in any other – at least above a local level, where you personally know most of both your neighbors and the candidates.
L: Why? Might not an ethical person want to vote the bums out?
Doug: No. I've thought about this a lot, so let me give you five reasons why no one should vote.