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How a Bitter Election Will End

James92 Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 10:03 AM
Isn't it sad that so many Americans have no idea that our nation is a Domocratic Representative Republic, and what that actually means. Even President G. W. Bush was heard to call our country a democracy. Poorgrandchildren, you are so correct, the Progressives have been pushing us in the domocracy direction since the aerly 1900's.
Last month, a New York Times story noted "an extraordinary event" in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. President Mikheil Saakashvili, whose human rights record is not exactly the gold standard, "conceded defeat in parliamentary elections," saying gamely that "democracy works in this way."

It was outwardly unremarkable but without precedent. The human rights organization Freedom House pointed out that in Georgia, "this election marks the first time power has changed hands to a rival party through democratic means and diverts from the authoritarian trend witnessed in many of its former Soviet neighbors."

Any country can hold an election. Any country can...