What to Do About Fake Democracy?
It is important to call out Russia for the dictatorship that it is, because fake democracy is a virus that can spread if unchallenged
(Appeared first in Newsweek)
Democracy actually did win the Cold War, but not in quite the way a lot of people think. The "victory" is that almost all countries now—with notable exceptions like China—seem to feel they must pretend to be democratic.
It used to be that fake democracies were identifiable from the 99 percent …