How Technology will Forever Influence Politics Part 1

NOTE: I am going to break this series into parts, because I'm too lazy to type everything tonight, I have a lot of work to do.

Technology is forever going to change politics. In some ways for the better, and in some ways for the worse. On the good side, it will increase political accountability, and it will give the average man a chance to be heard and even to run for office. For the worse, with the advent of electronic voting machines and other sources of media smear campaigns can more easily be run, and elections can more easily be rigged.

Political accountability is the best part about this new political stage created by technology. The public can easily scrutinize every move a politician makes, making it harder to slip votes that were bought under the noses of the people. Technology also brings a platform for the politician to be heard more easily about every issue facing us today using online mediums from podcasts, to blogs to YouTube.

Part Two Coming tommorow.

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