Well, while these things were going on in America, King James had so misgoverned
the people of England that they sent over to Holland for the Prince of Orange.
He too came to power at a time when civilian governments had been deemed to misgovern
Pakistan for a good 10 years and the populace in general was tired of their excesses.
That's so even if you misgovern
yourself or waste your life away.
"I remember reading a book about Gandhi, when he said every nation has the right to govern itself and misgovern
For Sullivan's claim that it was Macaulay's experience in India that "killed his abstract sympathy for subject peoples" (274), the earliest writing offered as evidence is a passage inserted into the essay "Sir William Temple" on Macaulay's return to England in 1838: "[...] it is in truth more merciful to extirpate a hundred thousand human beings at once and to fill the void with a well-governed population, than to misgovern
millions through a long succession of generations" (196).
Hume concluded that a negotiated division was the best solution for both sides, and urged: "Let us, therefore, lay aside all Anger; shake hands, and part Friends." He would later shock his friends who were nearly all pro-government by declaring: "Besides, I am an American in my Principles, and wish we would [sic] let them alone to govern or misgovern
themselves as they think proper." (34)
And a scandalized Congress still has the ability to challenge Barack Obama's right to misgovern
these United States."
Many would not hesitate to argue, to the death, that leaders, even those who grossly misgovern
, can only be removed by clear constitutional methods--such as a recall, before the end of his term or an election, at the end of a tenure, when the people have the right to vote him out.
Indeed, there is perhaps a prevalent belief among its leaders that they would be able to confront the Islamists if the latter were to misgovern
, or to cause the country harm.
Instead, they tend to penalize the already-suffering population of the sanctioned country, more than the tyrants who misgovern
(This city does happen to be in an economically developed Western country where I get to have an occasional say in how I am misgoverned--or perhaps more accurately, which party gets to misgovern
me--through the casting of a vote, but I am not sure that it is particularly relevant to the situation; I could live in any number of countries, north or south, east or west.) Not only do I lord it over the animal world, the plant world, and any other world that comes to mind, I am also regarded as the most developed and advanced version of my species and its forebears.
Too often, gross human rights violators enjoy impunity in the name of reconciliation as rival elites patch fences and continue to misgovern
. In certain circumstances, the ICC should exercise jurisdiction where domestic leaders face legitimate domestic political constraints or refuse to hold the worst offenders accountable.