Thursday, February 10, 2011

James Madison and the Dilemmas of Democracy

What kind of government did the Father of the Constitution envision? “In framing a government of men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.”
 
This nice article (James Madison and the Dilemmas of Democracy) is from City Journal. The author is Myron Magnet.

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