Modern Democracy or Dem the Crazy?

In just about all countries within this planet, the reality of democracy extends up to the ballot box (in Israel not even that far). Beyond the polling place, democracy is a fantasy profoundly irreconcilable with inborn human persona. It can be applied in full only to decorate the text books of political science. However, there is no 'science' in politics and no such thing as a 'political scientist.' In the political underworld you only find crooks, bad eggs and sheer bastards.

John Chuckman writes wonderfully on this phenomenon.

'The Tragedy of Modern Democracy