Answer is, NO! We are on that slippery slope now for about 30 years. 70 in some other circles. WAKE UP!
I've been writing about this for years and years and years.
When Adolf Hitler was building up the Nazi movement in the 1920s, leading up to his taking power in the 1930s, he deliberately sought to activate people who did not normally pay much attention to politics.
Such people were a valuable addition to his political base, since they were particularly susceptible to Hitler's rhetoric and had far less basis for questioning his assumptions or his conclusions.
"Useful idiots" was the term supposedly coined by V.I. Lenin to describe similarly unthinking supporters of his dictatorship in the Soviet Union.
Put differently, a democracy needs informed citizens if it is to thrive, or ultimately even survive. [...] go read the rest if you have the hankering
Dear Thomas...we are NOT a "democracy". Try and find that anywhere in the Founding Documents of this Nation and then rewrite your story.
[...] In our times, American democracy is being dismantled, piece by piece, before our very eyes by the current administration in Washington, and few people seem to be concerned about it. [...]
Until Thomas Sowell gets his story straight he gets no accolades from me. Why are the so educated so stupid? American democracy? That is what the marxist-sociopaths are trying to get everyone to agree with and it looks like Thomas Sowell has taken the bait.
The Snooper Report.
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