Among Members of a Fallen Species…

“I’m just as good as you” is not a bragging point.  Over at the Register, I offer a few reflections on the American Experiment in light of the fact that democracy is that form of government that shouts “Give us Barabbas!”

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  • Ridge_Runner

    That’s an odd slander. Are you really claiming that the polity in which Pontius Pilate was administering Roman justice was a democracy? Or just that any polity the human community might establish could end up with a scene like that? If the latter, it is merely a blinding glimpse of the obvious.

    • chezami

      It’s a joke. Lighten up. And yeah, the Founders were deeply suspicious of pure democracy.