Scaling Democracy

Democracy is great, but as the franchise increases, majorities can get the power to oppress minorities.


Barring some crazy news breaking between now and tomorrow—I know, what’re the odds of that?—I’m going to write my regular column on the Middle East stuff, so I don’t want to spend a lot of time on it here. 

But since some readers are wildly overinterpreting my silence on the topic, let me say it plainly: It’s a big deal and a good thing, and Donald Tr…

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