The ship of state is sunk and when at last a fine
People were put to the test.
The proposition failed that each is a master.
That which we wouldn't may be a better plan.
For the sky remains blue and Whitney tall over Lone Pine
And man is a fool so it's probably best
That he brings his own plans to disaster.
DIRECT DEMOCRACY, n. Government based on a theory holding the average citizen superior to the typical one.