Andrew Napolitano: What If Democracy Is a Fraud?


Cain and Todd Benson/Flickr

What if you were allowed to vote only because it didn't make a difference? What if no matter how you voted the elites always got their way? What if American democracy allows the government to do anything it wants, as long as more people bother to show up at the voting booth to support the government than show up to say no?

Democracy as it has come to exist in America today may be dangerous to personal freedom, argues Andrew Napalitano. The tyranny of the majority is as destructive to human freedom as the tyranny of a madman—and the government knows this.