Democracy is awful, partly because the average voter is so obtuse.
But the other forms of government are pretty bad too, aren’t they?
I mean, at least the democracies, and republics, get to have a peaceful revolution every few years or so.
Thank heavens it’s not you or I.
I mean, we are above average, right?
What was it Churchill said? ‘The best argument against democracy is a brief chat with the average voter.’
-Congressman X, The Confessions Of Congressman X
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