Reflecto Or maybe it's not a mass conspiracy against change and instead it's that the average voter isn't as progressive as you think they are and prefer more moderate, politically effective politicians. The only thing that matters to me is if trump wins again there's no promise Ginsburg makes it another 4 years and we could end up with a conservative supreme court which in my opinion would not be good. So I'll be voting for Biden.
name one part of the american voting process and i'll show you 5 flaws. that has nothing to do with any conspiracy.
and, like in many other countries, a low turnout favors corporations & the wealthy. their lobbyists will not be pushing for things like voter registration, and making voting easier because it harms their prospects.
and yes the average voter clearly is more moderate, but thats because the turnout is so low. younger voters are significantly more progressive than the "average voter". lets not ignore the independents who are also fairly progressive, but for some reason they're not allowed to vote in some primaries??