Annalena Baerbock’s remarks will in all likelihood be seen as a turning point in hindsight, during which time the “democratic” mask infamously slipped to reveal the German elite’s dictatorial face. The concept of Western Democracy is widely understood to mean that society’s elected representatives are supposed to always work in their people’s interests and be accountable to them, which is why the German Foreign Minister’s latest policy statement was so shocking to witness. Annalena Baerbock
Dick Cheney - answering questions about massive protests by US voters against the 2003 invasion or Iraq - articulated the concept when he replied: 'the voters get their say once every 4 years, but governments cannot be blown off-course by public opinion'.
Seems classic revolution.
At what point do the police, soldiers and low level bureaucrats abandon their elite bosses?