[WikiEN-l] Proposal: limited extension of semi-protection policy
saintonge at telus.net
Tue May 30 08:57:42 UTC 2006
The Cunctator 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.
When people believe they live in a democracy it doesn't matter how that
term is defined.
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