[ExI] iranian riots all a huge mistake

spike spike66 at att.net
Mon Jul 13 14:19:34 UTC 2009


> ...On Behalf Of Stathis Papaioannou
> ...
> If in fact the election was fair, we would be supporting 
> something undemocratic. Still, that's not enough reason not 
> to support the rebels. In a democracy, 51% could vote to kill 
> and eat the other 49%, and it would be perfectly legal...
> Stathis Papaioannou

Ja, agreed, thanks for that comment.  The American founders realized this,
and that is why America is not a democracy but rather is a democratic
republic.  Our current government fails to recognize this, but we will
survive another 3.4 years when most of them will be gone.


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