Re: “There’s no need for prepaid mail ballots” (letter, 2-3).
The writer states that “We do not have a democracy.” Correct, and though leftists have been successful in slipping “democracy” into the national lexicon, the nation’s founders thought otherwise:
• “We have seen the tumult of democracy terminate . . . as (it has) everywhere terminated, in despotism. . . . Democracy! savage and wild. Thou who wouldst bring down the virtuous and wise to thy level of folly and guilt.” – Gouverneur Morris, signer of the Constitution.
• “(D)emocracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever …