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Quotation by Walter Lippmann
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Walter Lippmann (1889–1974), U.S. journalist. repr. in The Essential Lippman, pt. 1, sct. 1 (1982). "Why Should the Majority Rule?" Harper's (New York, 1926).
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