“Democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms …”

Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time …

— Winston Churchill, House of Commons, 1947 (quoting an unknown predecessor)

 

 

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