Eisenhower was wrong to say, ""We want democracy to survive..." Our founders rejected democracy (tyranny of the majority) and mandated a republic.
John Adams was correct to say, "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."
We bought the lie that our republic is a de-mob-ocracy, and we are committing national suicide.