A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover
that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.
From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates
who promise the most benefits from the public treasury,
with the result that every democracy will finally collapse
due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship
– Alexander Tytler
Tytler said that in 1787. Take a look around and think about his prophecy, ’cause it sure seems to be coming true…