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Answered 2011-06-30 15:53:00

That means that the government should be basically run by it's citizens. That's why normal citizens run for offices, like representatives of state, and senators, and mayors, governors, and presidents.

"...and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth" was the last line of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. See the link below.

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