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 been part of our constitution for over 200 years, and have HillBillary Clintstone be president based on the popular vote. In a democracy, they could do this, but we are a republic, so they cannot. They hate our republic and you’ll never hear them mention it. They always lie and refer to us as a democracy. This makes them traitors to our country, period!
Most modern nations are democratic republics with a constitution, which can be amended by a popularly elected government. This comparison therefore contrasts the form of government in most countries today with a theoretical construct of a “pure democracy”, mainly to highlight the features of a republic.