Huntington om frihet och politisk ordning

In many, if not most, modernizing countries elections serve only to enhance the power of disruptive and often reactionary social forces and to tear down the structure of public authority. ‘In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men,’ Madison warned in The Federalist, No. 51, ‘the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.’ In many modernizing countries governments are still unable to perform the first function, much less the second. The primary problem is not liberty but … Fortsätt läsa Huntington om frihet och politisk ordning