It's a convenient line to say the US is a republic, not a democracy.— Biscuit Extra Buttra (@BiggestBiscuit) October 30, 2018
Yes, the US is not a direct democracy. We are a democratically-elected federal republic. That is a form of democracy, just tempered with protections. Much like our economic system isn't pure capitalism.
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October 30, 2018 at 11:22AM