offices of the state, law enforcement , judges etc. where positions of political appointment and inheritance. How would a constitutional republic be maintained without democracy removing the worst violators of the constitution in office. You call it MOB RULE, but without democracy you get mafia rule and a progression back to an oligarch -kind of like what were're getting now. I think opposing a rigged system will work out far better than abandoning it and replacing it with nothing. We end up with the government we are willing to put up with.