A form of government where the leader is chosen by popularity rather than ability to run a country.
"I've said it before and I'll say it again; democracy simply doesn't work."
-Kent Brockman
by IkeM September 28, 2003
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Something United States of America politicians claims the country is built on, while every single day they make every effort to undermine it.
The public doesn't war, politicians want war, means there will be war, because it's "democracy".

The public wants tax cuts, politicians want tax raises, means there will be tax raises, because it's "democracy".
The public wants weed, the politicians don't want weed, means if they'll find you possesing it, you'll be locked up for life, cause this is a "democracy"!
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A form of government which America has never been in. In a democracy we would vote and popular vote would decide our president.

In our form of governemnt, a republic, we elect representatives which then get to vote with "our interests at heart".,
America is not a democracy you dumb fucks, it's a Republic.
by Elitist January 18, 2004
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The notion that millions who cannot order their own lives properly are somehow still at least minimally qualified to participate in the ordering of the lives of millions.
Often heard in a democracy: "Hey, where are we going? And what's with this handbasket?"
by Ambrose September 21, 2005
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