Merdecracy
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of The Independent Review

Abstract

No single term aptly characterizes the vulgar essence of the fraud and corruption now rampant in the legislative process. The neologism merdecracy, along with its scatological subsidiary concepts, underscores the filthiness of current lawmaking practices.



Other Independent Review articles by James A. Montanye
    Winter 2016   Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others
    Fall 2014   The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left
    Fall 2014   Ambition, a History: From Vice to Virtue
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