Voting out democracy


THe Greeks who invented it called it demokratia or “rule by the people”. It’s a beautiful notion but in reality, democracy, to quote Frank Underwood from House of Cards, is “so overrated”.

This has never been clearer than what’s happening in the United States of America right now.

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Opinion , June H. L. Wong , columnist

   

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