Scott Bleiweis writes on democracy and democracy promotion-related topics for FPA. He has a M.A. in International Studies (democracy and conflict resolution) from the Josef Korbel School of Int'l Studies at the University of Denver, and a B.A. in Politics and International Studies from Brandeis University. Scott is currently teaching English in Bulgaria as part of the Fulbright education exchange program (views in this blog are his own, and do not represent those of the Fulbright program or the U.S. government).
In his examination of democracy and how to achieve it, Scott has come to support Winston Churchill's characterization of this complex form of government: “Many forms of Government have been tried and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”