Democracy in Action
In one of my last JournalSpace entries I riffed on the Iraqi Shoe Thrower, and concluded that throwing stuff at elected officials is a sign of democracy in action.
Democracy around the world is far more vibrant than it is in the countries following the Anglo/American model. For example, the Taiwanese Parliament often shows that democracy is, at its best, a contact sport:
Think that’s something? Well, it pales in comparison with the enthusiasm shown in the oldest Asian democracy, India.
Just take a look what happens when creativity clashes with democracy – and melds:
Takes your breath away, doesn’t it? So, don’t just sit there. Go out there and throw a punch for democracy!