undemocracy

A step-by-step to an undemocratic victory:

A party loses narrowly an election.

In the immediate days after the election the losing party brings all its supporters out to the streets with cries of oppression and election rigging.

It must use the latest technology fad to broadcast the message in order to grab international support: the politicians love causes abroad – they are so much simpler – and the public is usually clueless.

The democratically elected party trembles – democratic victory is no argument against popular rebellion.

With a bit of luck, the democratic victors will use force to impose the rule of law.

As the chaos builds up, the pathway to an undemocratic victory is assured.

Democracy is a waste of time when the needs of the few are louder than the will of a majority.

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One Response to undemocracy

  1. iwi says:

    … sounds like the last Mexican election, however in that case the international opinion, supported the “democratic” winner

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