One-person rule is undermining democracy

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Gordon L. Weil previously wrote for the Washington Publish and different newspapers, served on the U.S. Senate and EU staffs, headed Maine state companies and was a Harpswell selectman.

Political chatter focuses as of late on whether or not we danger buying and selling democracy for authoritarian rule.  However the report exhibits we’re properly previous that.

Lately, many crucial authorities choices are made by a single individual. In a democracy, such an individual is simply too highly effective. Not {that a} single individual controls our total authorities, however one-person rule retains rising in all three branches of presidency. Lord Acton, a British chief, as soon as concluded: “Energy corrupts.”