An astonishing number of folks have jumped on the "he said the US is not a democracy! kill him!" wagon. here, and here, and et cetera.
Look, I did explain. And I have explained before, at greater length. And, it was a DEBATE, not an attack.
There is even a video, for the Daily Kos folks, with your gnat-length attention spans.
But perhaps this explanation is better. (Do click for a more democratic image)
Democracy without rule of law is simple tyranny. You bed-wetters all claim to hate capital punishment. Me, too. It's state murder. Why do we have it? Majority rule. Why would you expect rectitude in the bloodthirsty multitude? Majority is not morality, it's just what most people happen to think.