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In an ideal world ...
Tue Mar 1, 2011 16:07

... I would choose the democratic movement to support. However, we don't live in an ideal world and I'm afraid that in our history we have chosen the dictators to support (we being the US government). So far, no POTUS has ever asked me my opinion on any given situation. :)

  • Take Your Pick...Uru Hammer, Tue Mar 1 15:50
    Do you support a democratic movement knowing that once in place, the democracy may not view your country in a positive light? OR Do you support a dictator who is a nominal ally, willing to assist you ... more
    • In an ideal world ... — OldCM, Tue Mar 1 16:07
      • What Has Been Done vs. What Should Be Done...Uru Hammer, Wed Mar 2 08:46
        I don't worry about what has been done. We should support democratic movements. I think they have too many advantages to set them aside merely for temporary convenience. Uru
        • I agree... Unfortunately, that democracy brings with itSiã☀©◔̯◔, Thu Mar 24 23:16
          all the messy details that also allow them to turn themselves into the kind of governments that nightmares are made up of... It all depends on who grabs the reins and who controls their armies...... more
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