...Zakaria argues that the United States suffers from an excess of democracy, which is threatening liberty. The analysis appears to come full circle -- liberty leads to democracy and democracy ends up undermining liberty, prompting him to call for "a restoration of balance" between them....A return to constitutional principles would do the trick. But how to get there?
Tuesday, September 28, 2004
A point worth pondering, from a review by John B. Judis of Fareed Zakaria's The Future of Freedom: