Gettinalong, I just don't think that's true. I think most people who lean slightly to the left, like I do, are willing to pay a little more in taxes so that roads are maintained, food is safe, and the environment is protected. Are there poor people who would vote in their best interest? Of course there are. Just like there are rich people who vote in their best interest. People need to take part in their government or eventually someone will take it away from them.