Voter Beware—Of What You Wish For

—The British voted to leave the European Union against their own interests. California voters adopted a three-strikes-you’re-out proposition, followed by others to correct it. The Republican Party allowed itself to be hijacked by a demagogue. That’s what an uninformed public does. As followers of government, we have long opposed the idea of voter initiatives as […]


◄►◄► British Kowtow, Trump Panders to Ignorant —The British people joined Donald Trump in proving that the framers of the U.S. Constitution enjoy well-justified plaudits for having designed an almost perfect form of democratic government. Their design could be our ultimate protection. Foolishly, British Prime Minister John Cameron created a ballot initiative giving the masses […]