"Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide."
We're not a democracy. We're a federal republic.
Democracy is usually used to describe any Western style government with democratically elected officials now a days...
Yep. It's one of my biggest political pet peeves.
Strongly disagree yet again. Yes, total direct democracy cannot work. But, direct democracy in certain areas, and as a check on the system is a good idea.
There are currently many democracies that are doing fine.
Well of by democracy we are meaning say Athens then well it kind of did do what Adams said. So did Rome, but it took longer and was less commoner involved. If by democracy we mean any government with elected leaders, you're right, but that's
Probably not how Adams meant it
Quote by John Adams