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Re the April 29 article Cordiality leads to a smooth session: How can anyone seriously claim that we live in a democracy when a single 33-year-old state representative, whose main qualification seems to be having married well, gets to decide that 1 million Floridians will not get healthcare paid for by the federal government?

No one in South Florida voted for Will Weatherford.

If the tea party really wants effective government, how about campaigning to end the current oligarchy in Tallahassee and return to a system where actual debate determines the policies of state government and every representative’s vote counts equally?

Eugene Roberts, Plantation

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