The determining role that the public has must not be taken for granted
Democracy demands more from citizens than just voting
“Every nation gets the government it deserves.” These are the words of Joseph de Maistre, a French lawyer, diplomat, writer and philosopher who lived in the 19th century.
This quote can be understood to mean the people get the leaders they deserve because they are the ones who vote those leaders into power...
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