Democracy meaning "majority rule," well no liberty lover could endorse that. But what about a different definition, Democracy as "a system which lacks rule by the minority." That is consistent with liberty.
I am not one to encourage the redefinition of definitions which have outlived their usefulness. We have all heard of Ayn Rand's attempt to reclaim the meaning of "Selfish." Milton Friedman's attempt to reclaim "liberalism." And of course, our own Ron Paul's attempt to define "Conservatism" to mean limited government libertarianism. These are all doomed as is my alternative definition of "Democracy."
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