Has the American experiment failed?
Democracy sentenced Socrates to death, appointed Hitler to lead the German people to prosperity, and kept the human slave trade legal in the United States for 71 years after George Washington took office. The fact that people do stupid things that harm themselves should teach us an important lesson: The greatest threat to Democracy is Democracy itself. That’s a simple truth that our Founders understood, and tried to avoid. They created, instead, a Representative Republic. As […]