Monday, February 22, 2010

Why Democracy Sucks: A Textbook Example

It is worth mentioning that Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, the author of the first welfare state in history, and German socialist Ferdinand Lassalle concluded a secret alliance against classical liberals. Both Bismarck and Lassalle supported universal suffrage, while classical liberals supported property qualifications. Thus, German socialists and reactionaries achieved their goal of destroying liberty by promoting democracy. They utterly defeated pro-capitalist forces by appealing to ignorant masses. 

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