The U.S. is a democracy the same way a glass of ice water is ice.
The U.S. incorporates representative democracy, but it is not a democracy. The U.S. is a republic composed of several republics.
Look through the Constitution for any mention of democracy.
You won't find it.
Now look for republic.
Read Federalist 10 and see what was thought of democracy. The founders were not in favor of democracy.
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