A Little PropRep for Oklahoma

I’m hesitant to trundle out the old trope about the multitude of states being laboratories of democracy, I’m going to do it anyway for convenience. Sometimes the image is reality. One fearless state might venture out on a controversial issue such as legalization of marijuana or gay marriage, and, observing that this state does not immediately sink ashen gray into the sea, other states soon follow suit. Regarding social issues there is certainly some laudable outright experimentation, especially regarding medicinal drug use and equal protection issues. However, most of the time the various states in the Union are dishearteningly uniform in their conception and execution of the democratic process. Continue reading “A Little PropRep for Oklahoma”