On September 17, 1787, delegates left the Constitutional Convention in the Independence Hall in Philadelphia. As they exited, Benjamin Franklin was asked what kind of government do we have? "A Republic," he replied, "if you can keep it."
“Democracies do not die on specific dates or when specific laws are passed in congress. Democracies die in a more subtle manner. They die gradually; not when certain politicians are elected, but when certain ideas permeate the public discourse of an entire country.”
Georgian people fight for a well-earnt and shortly stolen achievement, proportional electoral system, but the verdict of “Georgia’s wannabe Putin” and his puppet judicial system is bittersweet.