Notes on the August 2010 Election Results


Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821) (often misattributed to¬†Alexis de Toqueville), wrote that in a democracy, the people get the government we deserve. We must have been really, really bad. H.L. Mencken once said of democracy, “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.” WC…