|Perspective: Don't blame voters for low turnout|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Suppose nobody votes this year. On Nov. 4 the doors to the polling places are thrown open, and there isnít anyone in line. No absentee ballots are filed. No one litigates, charging either fraud or discrimination, because there werenít any voters.
It wonít happen. But if it did, pundits and activists would surely blame public apathy for such a catastrophe. Iíd name a different culprit: The major parties, their candidates and their acolytes in the news media.
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