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Tyranny of the Majority in Voting

Marvin Simkin on voting      web

quoteDemocracy is not freedom. Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to eat for lunch. Freedom comes from the recognition of certain rights which may not be taken, not even by a 99% vote.
speakerMarvin Simkin
date12 January 1992
sourceLos Angeles Times

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