a system of government in which the public votes for elected officials and your preferred candidates are victorious in these elections. Ambiguously combining elements of the ACTUAL definitions of ‘democracy’ and ‘republic’, perhaps the most important factor lies in whether or not YOUR preferred candidates win. (Note: If this last portion is not the case, then you are most likely living under a “dictatorship”.)

Ex. “Democrats won the presidency, House, and Senate? Democracy sure is beautiful.”

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