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The dreck about Trump ending 'democracy' ^ | 7/12/2018 | Monica Showalter

Posted on 07/12/2018 4:33:50 PM PDT by rktman

Swamp regular Admiral James Stavridis has taken his best shot at addressing a phony issue: whether "democracy" is dying, killed off by President Trump, presumably, by offering reassuring words to the left and the Washington establishment about its durability in a cover essay in Time. Axios has the write-up and a photo of the cover.

I suppose a lot of them are going to take grim satisfaction from it, given the level of hysteria on the left about President Trump's very existence.

But it rather too cutely frames a canard. The left, including Time magazine, seems all in for the idea that democracy is crumbling – get a load of the magazine's new cover – and is using Stavridis to say grand things in response. It's incredible windbaggery.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2018election; 2020election; axios; bloggers; dumbasses; election2018; election2020; jamesstavridis; mediawingofthednc; partisanmediashills; presstitutes; republic; smearmachine
Psssttttt. Hey admiral stratvarious. Just a heads up since you apparently missed history class. It ain't a democracy. Just so you know. Amazing the ascension of some of these brain trusts ain't it.
1 posted on 07/12/2018 4:33:50 PM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

Obama tried for 8 years to kill democracy so I think it’s safe

2 posted on 07/12/2018 4:42:24 PM PDT by butlerweave
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To: butlerweave
Obama the Constitutional scholar?

This is pretty good explanation of our Republic.

(American government)

3 posted on 07/12/2018 4:56:05 PM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Agree, we are a Constitutional Republic NOT a Democracy!

4 posted on 07/12/2018 5:19:51 PM PDT by 100American (Knowledge is knowing how, Wisdom is knowing when)
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To: rktman

Democracy is a totalitarian manifestation not a form of freedom. 2 wolves and a sheep deciding what’s for dinner. 2 imams and a hillary voting slut deciding who gets to have the clitorectomy.

We were a constitutional republic with a very limited democratic process to elect our representatives...Now were just a banana republic.

5 posted on 07/12/2018 6:11:23 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (Jeff Sessions IS the insurance policy)
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To: rktman

I doubt anyone makes four stars in peacetime without swimming laps in the swamp.

6 posted on 07/13/2018 2:43:51 PM PDT by Jacquerie (
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To: Jacquerie

They’re “lapping” something.

7 posted on 07/13/2018 2:52:04 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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