Bryan Caplan has a nice intro in an online debate he did on the topic of democracy. Here is a key snippet:
The fact that most people vote for X doesn’t make X a good idea. We also need to take a more favorable view of constitutional checks on democracy. But above all, the evidence is a strong argument for relying less on government and more on markets.
Sounds like something Senator Ivy might say.
Thanks to Don Boudreaux for posting.