[WikiEN-l] Proposal: limited extension of semi-protection policy
lordbishopvoldemort at gmail.com
Thu May 25 15:09:18 UTC 2006
On 5/25/06, The Cunctator <cunctator at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/24/06, Steve Summit <scs at eskimo.com> wrote:
> > > We have open editing?
> > Of course we do. Does the fact that, for example, felons can't
> > vote in the U.S. mean it's not a democracy?
> Many serious people have made that argument in all seriousness.
> To be more precise, only certain states prevent felons from voting.
> The practice, one can more easily argue, is one of the reasons the US isn't
> a very good democracy.
Well, really, the U.S. is a Republic, and not a true democracy, but
maybe I'm just being a stickler. Back to the topic at hand...
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