To rise something has a maskot, there should be at last a small democratic process, yes.
....Unless Stardock comes to us and says, "Decide on an official mascot for the game!" then a democratic process is retarded. If Stardock ever does do something like that, they will probably put up a poll and do it that way. But just because an idea becomes popular in the forums doesn't mean it should suddenly be required to pass some democratic test.
To show you why what you're saying is stupid, I give you this. Many of us are vocal in our support of bear cavalry. You think that this is bad behavior. But there are other people who are just as vocal about other things (for example Vandenberg and Pegasi). So it's okay for one person to vocally support something, but it's bad behavior and unfair for a lot of people to?
I get the impression that your idea of the world is My Little Pony, where everything is fair and equal and happy. You're acting like a third-grader. You're upset that people like bear cavalry, and talk and joke about them a lot, so you ask that the developers ignore us? How childish can you be?
It can even be the maskot but thats all. Don't make the Bear sound the greatest or the best, at least try to not do so.
So you get to decide that it's okay for the bear to be the mascot but that's all? Why does anything need to be approved by you? Nothing at all on these forums needs to be approved by anyone, except by moderators for inappropriate material. Anybody here can say or do whatever they want as long as it doesn't violate the terms we agreed to by signing up to Stardock's forums. That includes making bears sound like the "greatest or the best." If I think bears are the greatest and the best, why shouldn't I say so?
What I think is most ironic about this whole thread is that if we brought this to a poll, "Should people be allowed to talk about bear cavalry they way they do?" I'll bet you the result would be a resounding "YES."
I don't know why I took the time to respond to this thread. It's a complete waste of time. Nothing anybody says makes it through your head. You either don't understand what it is you're complaining about, or you're you just acting like a 5-year old (or both).