“Alexis de Tocqueville in his nineteenth century famous and timeless work ‘Democracy in America’ discussed the nature of American society and the reasons why the political system led mediocre personalities to high office, and even to the White House. Because in America, unlike in Europe, the voter wants the resident of the White House to identify with the average American. Not to be a great person,” writes Panayiotis K. Ioakimidis in his article for the newspaper Ta Nea.

Read the full article in Greek here.