: Thats the worry under any system - including mandated - what if the above scenario played out with the mandate system - no broken promises. he promised to be a tyrant and enough people wanted him to be. Hard luck for the rest of us.
Yeah, Hitler was elected after all the only way in which it could be signed, sealed and fail safed really would be to employ an Anarchist/Libertarian Socialist flying column to tour around and arrest Machavelli's like that, going to war with totalitarian regions or communities where they posed a threat to everyone else, this happened in Spain.
: : It's just a suggestion but if we had activist democracy, EG the presnt system but with everyone interested and acknowledging that rather than being a core politics (including whether or not your left or right wing) is a mark of the good life, I don't think it'd be that bad and decentralisation is almost guaranteed.
: One way might be to have NO political parties, only representatives.
I don't know.