Re: [OPE] Venezuela is the most democratic country in Latin America

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Tue Feb 24 2009 - 08:13:35 EST

2009/2/24 GERALD LEVY <>

> You know "for sure" that what the people *democratically* decided upon is
> "anti-democratic"?

In a general case, it is quite obvious that what citizens decide in a
democratic manner can have anti-democratic consequences. For instance, the
NSDAP was elected into power.

In the specific case, allowing officials to be in power indefinitely is a
step in the opposite direction of classic democratic principles, in which an
individual could serve a limited number of times in office.

//Dave Z

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