One often hears talk concerning ‘the system’. While that term is thrown around quite extensively, what exactly is meant when one makes direct reference? Is it some amorphous entity, or does it represent something more tangible? Most would respond by attempting to explain ‘the system’ is that representative government consisting of ‘elected representatives’. But, what interests do those elected officials represent, is it truly the people’s, or is it something more subjective, even elusive?