My wife Karen's Mormon ex-husband is in his mid forties and HE was taught that, so it should not surprise anybody that Cloven-hoof Massa Bundy was taught that.
The only people pushing the Athenian Straw Man Nonexistent Threat of Slippery Slope Windyfoggery (ASMNSSW) RE DEMOCRACY are people who have a misunderstanding/problem or hatred of democracy. (See AUTHORITARIANS)