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Bypassing democracy, the Democrat way

Peter R. Orszag Director of the U.S. Congressi...

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It is typical of the elite to lose faith in the messy processes of democracy and the normal political friction of legislation. Without the intrinsic faith in the people (and the wisdom of crowds) its too easy for them to look for shortcuts.

For example, here is Peter Orszag, fresh from the Obama administration recommending less democracy and more “expert solutions”

Here is a Dimocrat governor considering a cessation of elections. It will of course be laughed off, but the message will be clear to many.  Sure its a joke.


  1. September 27, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    I’m officially freaked out…

  2. Terry Lesniak
    September 28, 2011 at 10:44 am

    What is intriguing is how ideas that are reprehensible can be so easily assimilated into mainstream thought.

    Create an atmosphere of “reasonableness” , bring in the “experts” , eliminate generations of layered wisdom and the setting is perfect for that clarion call of totalitarianism.

  1. September 29, 2011 at 8:42 pm

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