Originally Posted by Wisdom
Baffling concept to me. Politicians are your neighbors with a job in council, municipality, county, town, development office etc.
They don't have magic powers or awareness. They weigh out the pros and cons based on advice from your other neighbors who demand more housing and your other neighbors that run construction and landscaping and cleaning and babysitting services and approve what the majority wants.
If they don't… then all the neighbors boot that person out and vote in their other neighbor that will listen to the majority of them.