My turn to apologize...
Senator, I hit the EDIT button on YOUR post by MISTAKE.
Please forgive me. I will try my best to recover what you wrote.
This is maybe the second or third time in two years that I've committed a blunder like this and I am truly sorry.
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)