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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-20-07 12:01 AM
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49. So, what do you call "democratic"?
The people of Venezuela elected their government. They elected Hugo Chavez and the legislators that support him and his initiatives. So, if the American people "democratically" elect Dick Cheney and legislators that they also elected and they "democratically" give him dictatorial powers, is it still not a "democratic" choice of the people?

By the way, as an anarchist, I agree with you, only in the sense that no "leader" should have all power, nor a group of "leaders" no matter how "democratically" they achieve power.
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