Our Elective Despotism

American Thinker

by: Lawrence Sellin

There  are many things obvious to ordinary Americans that cannot be mentioned publicly  in the polite political company of the Republican and Democratic establishments  or among their press agents in the mainstream media, who obligingly pirouette  around the truth.

For  example, both the Republican and Democratic establishments are composed of  hopelessly corrupt, procrastinating control freaks, who seek fame and fortune  through over-spending money they didn’t earn and enthusiastically crushing any  spontaneous outbreaks of democracy among U.S. citizens, for example, the Tea  Party.

Thomas  Jefferson warned us of the danger of “elective despotism:”

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