Tuesday, December 4, 2012

"The foundations of democracy" by Winston Churchill

"The foundation of all democracy is that the people have the right to vote.   To deprive them of that right is to make a mockery of all the high-sounding phrases which are so often used.   At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man, walking into the little booth, with a little pencil, making a cross on a little bit of paper.   No amount of rhetoric or voluminous discussion can possibly palliate the overwhelming importance of that point.   The people have the right to choose representatives in accordance with their wishes and feelings".

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