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Middle East 'Democracy'

CuriousKevmo Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 9:27 AM
Got it, you didn't like the article. You have been very clear on that and made your point. No run along, isn't there a freeway somewhere you can go play on?

The Obama administration treated the creation of "democracy" in the Middle East as a Good Thing. Ironically, those who created the United States of America viewed democracy with fear-- and created a Constitutional republic instead.

Everything depends on how you define democracy. In its most basic sense, democracy means majority rule. But there can be majority rule in a free country or in a country with an authoritarian or even a dictatorial government.

In this age of sloppy uses of words, many people include freedom in their conception of democracy. But whether democracy leads to freedom is an open...