The USA is a Republic, not a Democracy
The key difference between a democracy and a republic lies in the limits placed on government by the law, which has implications for minority rights. Both forms of government tend to use a representational system — i.e., citizens vote to elect politicians to represent their interests and form the government.
In a REPUBLIC, a constitution or charter of rights protects certain inalienable rights that cannot be taken away by the government, even if it has been elected by a majority of voters (the conservatives rightfully know this). Conservatives believe in and follow our Constitution.
In a “PURE DEMOCRACY,” the majority is not restrained in this way and can impose its will on the minority (the liberal/progressive/Democrats erroneously believe they can do this). Liberals do not believe in or follow our Constitution.
Liberals are currently trying to abolish the electoral college, which has…
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