A LESSON IN DEMOCRACY

Democracy has changed enormously in the last 2,500 years. Here’s a lesson in democracy,

Aristotle called democracy “rule by the poor, because there are so many of them.” When politicians are elected, as most 21st Century politicians are, “rule by the poor” becomes “rule for the poor.” Because the poor have the most votes, and the poor are most likely to sell their vote in the expectation that politicians promises have some value.

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