Run away from a fight, only to fall into a larger fight.
Such has been the modus operandi of those who claim March 14th, ever since they mistook our resolve on that fateful day for a blank check to go back to their old simagrées…
Yes, Democracy is, for all practical purposes, is worst of regimes with the exception of all others. However, it generates too many damp squibs in lieu of real leaders, and then struggles to face determined dictatorships… At least in the short term. Today, we do not have democracies in the world, as many fear the excesses of the past; so we only have representative republics instead… And our Lebanese version of the republican system is not as representative as it should be.
Yet it all irrelevant at this stage
And this is where our representative system of government is failing; rather than addressing real issues, our “leaders” are wasting our time in sand box fights, cheap thrills, and letting opportunities wither away. It is no wonder such systemic decision avoidance leaves many holdovers from Syrian days.
Much like the Western nations facing the Nazis on the eve of the Second World War, they have kept avoiding hard decisions, allowing the militarization of the
They have delayed far too much, and now they need to vote and get it over with. I do not care whether you are pro or against Hariri, Aoun, Nasrallah, Berri, Geagea, Joumblat … etc… The stakes are too high; we need this election to proceed by the rules of the game.
If you want to improve it, better keep the game going.