- Feb 12, 2013
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We are not a true democracy for one very important reason. Trump. Well, in fairness, he is not that great. But, the reason we are a Republic is because our founders knew that people are stupid. And, you really cannot trust them to run a government. The Trump phenomena has proven that.
Socrates seemed pretty clear on one sobering point: that “tyranny is probably established out of no other regime than democracy.”