I've always heard that non-voters tend to be distributed very close to the way elections break, so their non-participation doesn't matter much.
This time, the non-voters overwhelmingly favor Obama
http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/s ... 57055184/1
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/aug/15 ... r-20120815
I wish more people voted, but I do understand the point of view that people who don't care deserve whatever they get.