Democracy is Messy: David Runciman in The Guardian
November 9, 2013 by PaulM Posted in Culture, History, Lowell, Politics, Election 2013 Leave a Comment
Today’s Guardian online in the UK has a long piece by David Runciman in which he digs deeply into the ways a democratic system of government can be exasperating to its citizens. But, as others have said, Consider the alternatives. Here’s the essay. The insights here apply to the system down the street and on the Potomac.