How To Succeed In Politics Without Really Trying

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The twin axioms of representative democracy are (i) that no matter how incompetent, mendacious, unstable, and venal you may be, you can stand for election; and (ii) no matter how ignorant, simple-minded, bigoted, and unstable you may be, you can vote.

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.