I don’t think we are better than this…and others before me thought so too.
“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” — Sir Winston Churchill
“Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.” — George Bernard Shaw
“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.” — H. L. Mencken
“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” Marcus Aurelius