View Single Post
Old December 26 2012, 02:38 AM   #42
Rķu rķu, chķu
Fleet Admiral
 
Rķu rķu, chķu's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Laser Beam is in the visitor's bullpen
View Rķu rķu, chķu's Twitter Profile
Re: Where was Earth's Leader?

FWIW, the novels have explained that every Federation member selects its councillor however they want to. Betazed's is chosen by popular election; Andor's, by the majority party in their Parliament; Bajor, by the First Minister (with confirmation by the Chamber of Ministers); didn't say how Earth chose theirs, although I'd guess it's the same as Bajor's (the United Earth Prime Minister chooses, and the Parliament confirms).

Merry Christmas wrote: View Post

Only a tiny fraction of Trek fans even read the novels, and there is no reason to consider their content to be canon.
I really could give a damn about what is canon and what is not. No, actually I couldn't give a damn, no matter how hard I tried.
__________________
"A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz." - Humphrey Bogart
Rķu rķu, chķu is offline   Reply With Quote