Why the Worst Get on Top: Corruption in Democracies
By R. Morris Coats, Gökhan Karahan, Jeremy T. Schwartz
F. A. Hayek observed that political competition often encourages would-be leaders to ignore moral norms and do whatever is necessary to gain power. The rise of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a startling illustration of this uncomfortable truth.
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