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Middle East 'Democracy'

Phineas T. Bluster Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 9:52 AM
They're pikers compared to the Muzzies.
johnm h Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 10:03 AM
Just thank their own greens from keeping them from developing our oil wealth. Then they'd be almost as bad as governments in the M.E. but more efficient.

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...