wrong pumpkin, a Republic is a democracy
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@cnkraeh What, this again?
Look, Mastodon doesn't give me the room to actually educate here, but you could, at least, read the respective wikipedia pages for them to see the differences.
I get that you're all invested in your worldview, and I guess more power to you - but as the saying goes, while you're entitled to your own opinion, you're not entitled to your own facts and you should be expect to be challenged as such.
Republics can, and have, included oligarchies, for example.
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