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the present use of the term began with Woodrow Wilson. Before him, the term "democracy" had a very bad reputation.

That probably goes all the way back to Aristotle.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jun 29th, 2012 at 06:11:37 PM EST
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