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"Antidemocratic" Just Means "Something the Regime Doesn't Like."

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11/17/2022Ryan McMaken

Marxist regimes used to slap the word "antirevolutionary" on everything the regimes disliked. Today's regimes use the words "undemocratic" and "antidemocratic" in the same way. 

Original Article: "'Antidemocratic' Just Means "Something the Regime Doesn't Like."

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"Antidemocratic" Just Means "Something the Regime Doesn't Like."