1. A pseudo-democratic
government, where the democratic nature of the country is of great value without forsaking
the aspect of executive oversight, to protect and secure not what the citizens want but what is thought
to be in their
2. A nanny state; usually intended derisively.
When we live in a parental democracy, where the two blocks that
govern do not offer
alternatives, when the state
becomes, as in Goya's painting, Saturn devouring his children, the radicals emerge, young anarchists flying their flags made of gunpowder.