This is a rebuttal to the letter "Astonished at vote" (Nov. 19).
First, 48 million voters told the society what they want. This system is called democracy and thankfully works in this country.
Perhaps the writer was out of the country when Bush and Cheney fought a war that never was. Add to this their former associates who made a fortune in investments going bad or outright fraud.
There shall be no question as to when the collapse in the housing market begun, the bad economy started and with it the unemployment. The rest is just a logical succession of a screwed-up economy.
The voters didn't think Mitt Romney was up to the task of straightening out the mess, hence he is again an ordinary wealthy citizen and Barack Obama is still president.