Ochlocratic - definition of ochlocratic by The Free Dictionary
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n. pl. och·loc·ra·cies
Government by the masses; mob rule.
och′lo·crat′ (ŏk′lə-krăt′) n.
och′lo·crat′ic, och′lo·crat′i·cal adj.
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"Attempts to present his rise to power through a coup and the establishment of ochlocratic
dictatorship as democracy look ridiculous.
Showing that the polls' explicit rendering of doxa is a threat to democracy, I explain the opposing ochlocratic
and autocratic implications of governance by polling.
It is undemocratic, and has its own term: ochlocratic
. This is because 'losers' have no voice nor any representation.