Our political system is, like most, set up to protect the rights of our ruling class. The working class, by and large, has little or no say in such matters
In case someone is about to say they need a citation for your claim, here it is.
People should stop showing their distaste for this rigged system by sitting out elections, and instead vote for the third party of their choice. Voting your conscience is a great way to voice your actual opinion, rather than going along with the two corporate owned parties. And if the other half of the country that don't vote each election actually voted, instead of giving up, it would change things.