What type of government is best at securing individual rights?
What is the difference between a democracy and a republic?
James Madison, the Father of the US Constitution, stated:
“[D]emocracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property; and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.” (Federalist #10)
Why is this the case?