Wednesday, August 3, 2022

[REPOST WITH LINK] Are we living under a ‘kakistocracy’: government by the worst?

FROM: July 25, 2022 at 04:33AM

In 1787, as Benjamin Franklin left the final session of the Constitutional Convention, he was asked what form of government the delegates had given America. “A Republic,” he answered, “if you can keep it.” Spoiler alert: we didn’t.