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the best form of government so far, that political and social think tanks have come up with.
Democracy was not invented in a think-tank.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 06:03:25 AM EST
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And it would be more correct to call it the least awful form of government, not the best.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 06:05:30 AM EST
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It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried - Winston Churchill
by toyg (g.lacava@gmail.com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 07:44:14 AM EST
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One of the truly great Churchill quotes.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 08:54:31 AM EST
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