The Dangerous Emergence of “Protester Culture”

Over the past decades, across the globe, there has emerged the idea that “protesting” is a valid, legitimate, and altogether natural activity when faced with unappealing election outcomes or disagreeable government behavior. This idea that “protesting” is “democratic” needs to be reconsidered, particularly the notion that protesting is somehow automatically virtuous and democratic when it may very well be the opposite.

Fair and honest elections are what define modern ‘democratic’ self-governing nations, not small bands of hyper-emotional ill informed…