📚 node [[democracies are inherently unstable and susceptible to ruin by aggressive skilled demagogues]]

Democracies are inherently unstable and susceptible to ruin by aggressive, skilled demagogues

A claim by [[Hannah Arendt]] (according to this article Trump has birthed a dangerous new ‘Lost Cause’ myth. We must fight it | David…)

[[Democracy]], [[demagogue]].

Because…?

Epistemic status

Type : [[claim]]

Agreement level : [[Signs point to yes]]

Confidence : 2

Sounds plausible. What are the becauses though?

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