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Old 4th Dec 2008, 23:38
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Wod
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
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To set the scene

"Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time." (Winston Churchill : from a House of Commons speech on Nov. 11, 1947)

Next - define democracy.

If it is representative of most, but not all, citizens, then Iceland is in.

If democracy requires universal suffrage without exclusion apart from minimum age, then a different group of more recent arrivals appears on the scene, led perhaps by New Zealand.

(Sorry Duff Beer, you were posting while I was researching and typing - I second your New Zealand)

Last edited by Wod; 4th Dec 2008 at 23:41. Reason: Duff Beer
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