Originally Posted by Alcibiades
The above could not be more true,IF it applies to DIRECT democracy.As AP points out,modern -style democracies(republics,really),are different.
The thread title is not "Democratic Republics = rule of the fools" though. A democratic republic is a completely different thing entirely and shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence as democracy. You are right about how my quote was meant directly for democracy, because in a bipartisan government the losers still have power.