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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 28 2009,15:24   

Quote (OgreMkV @ Oct. 27 2009,13:56)
When democracy is full of people like this, then the decisions of democratic leaders will not be optimal... for anyone.  The power really is in the people, just in the wrong people.

As Winston Churchill put it:  
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Many forms of Government have been tried and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.

Also attributed to him  
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The biggest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter.

  
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