majority rule= democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nissim
    • 29.04.10 | 04:21 (IDT)

    The pure definition of a democracy is majority rule, anything else is not a democracy, but a hybrid. If the majority vote to create a law , then the law is democratic, regardless of its results on the population. Gideon Levy, your article more reflects your vitriol and anger at not being in the majority then an actual rebuttal to Israeli Democracy. As a matter of fact the headline of the article supports Israel being a democracy, whether it is a tyranny or not does not discount the fact that it follows the definition of a democracy. If you don't like it in Israel move to China, there, a true Left wing tyranny exists. N'JOY

    from the article: Israel's tyranny of the majority is dangerous
    First published 01:50 29.04.10 | Last updated 06:52 29.04.10
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