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Public policy's Correlation with Public Preferences

Public policy ought to reflect public preferences. Do you think public policies are in accordance with your wishes? Why or why not? Provide appropriate rationale to support your opinion. Specifically, provide an example of one decision on public policy you support and another that you oppose. Additionally, do you think it is possible for all public policy decisions to be made in accordance with the wishes of the public?

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I believe that public policy often reflects public preferences, but I do not think that public policies are always in accordance with my wishes. I believe that it is both impractical and nearly impossible to have all public policies in accordance with my wishes, due to the fact that public policies must be made to accommodate the wishes of the majority of the people within a given community or nation, and at ...