What a lovely ideaJanuary 22, 2018 Tim WorstallRagging on Ritchie9 Commentspopulist challenges to democracy Populism being, I assume, democracy one doesn’t approve of. previousSo much for democracynextLies work, eh? 9 thoughts on “What a lovely idea” Mr Yan January 22, 2018 at 6:57 pm Anything not approved by the CM parties? john77 January 22, 2018 at 7:35 pm I think the populist challenge to democracy is called “Momentum” jgh January 22, 2018 at 8:01 pm How do you get democratically elected without being popular? Democracy ***IS**** populism. tomo January 22, 2018 at 9:18 pm Numerical challenges to accountancy anybody? john malpas January 22, 2018 at 10:04 pm populism is welfare- democracy is taxation. Newmania January 23, 2018 at 12:08 am You see no difference between a mob and the historical and social phenomenon of “democracy” as developed in England at all ? Is that seriously your view? wat dabney January 23, 2018 at 8:40 am – “You see no difference between a mob and the historical and social phenomenon of “democracy” as developed in England at all ? ” Democracy is a means to and end: that end being individual liberty. Corbyn and Momentum on the other hand, like their Nazi socialist predecessors, aim to use the democratic mechanism to legally obtain unfettered power over everyone and reduce property rights to the point that we are slaves of the state. Longrider January 23, 2018 at 9:16 am People voting the “wrong” way is hardly mob rule and most of the mobs we see on the streets are supporting the establishment. See Antifa. Rob January 23, 2018 at 9:53 am I remember the days when the majority opposition to the abolition of hanging would have been termed a “populist” challenge to democracy, and not in a positive way. Yet another word the Left have manipulated and abused. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.