Wade’s Weekly: Don’t Follow Leaders

Blind loyalty to Trump is scary. But the reluctance of Bernie’s followers to criticize their candidate is cause for concern.

In New York magazine,” Andrew Sullivan writes:

It is when a democracy has ripened as fully as this, Plato argues, that a would-be tyrant will often seize his moment….  He pledges, above all, to take on the increasingly despised elites. And as the people thrill to him as a kind of solution, a democracy willingly, even impetuously, repeals itself.

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