Gloating from fans of Fukuyama

With the imminent arrival (?) of elective democracy in Egypt and other Arab countries, those who claim that

For better or for worse the immediate future, politically speaking, (by which I mean, the next 30 or 40 years) belongs to the parliamentary democracies

(which is more of less what Fukuyama predicted as ‘The End of History’). You can read more about this, and the extended and interesting range of comments it provoked at Crooked Timber (an excellent blog btw)

http://crookedtimber.org/2011/02/01/fukuyama-f-yeah/comment-page-2/#comment-346164

No mention of what might come after elections, only that elections were somehow the end point of history. So I added a comment as follows: Continue reading