In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
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Source Notes: Source: ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE, Democracy in America, ed. J. P. Mayer, trans. George Lawrence, vol. 1, part 2, chapter 5, p. 210 . Originally published in 18351840.
Alexis-Charles-Henri Clrel de Tocqueville (July 29, 1805April 16, 1859) was a French political thinker and historian. His most famous works are Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: 1835 and 1840) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856). He championed liberty and democracy. Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that it is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth.
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