the problem with democracy… politicians

6 Mar

Garry says: –

Representative democracy by definition is going to involve politicians. Unfortunately, such systems tend to generate a separate political class, a self-serving insulated elite who trust the people about as much as the people trust them. Their central interest is always likely to be persuading enough voters to elect them, something not renowned for fostering a spirit of constructive and honest debate.

The politicians only have themselves to blame. But of course they know that already.


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