On Demagogues, and the 2014 American Midterm Elections

This Wikipedia article needs to be updated to include many winners from yesterday’s election in the USA: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demagogue.

From the article: “They exploit a fundamental weakness in democracy: because ultimate power is held by the people, nothing stops the people from giving that power to someone who appeals to the lowest common denominator of a large segment of the population.”

That’s exactly what happened in yesterday’s election.

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