Complaints are treated as testimony to the success of democracy

Outcomes of Democracy (C10)

‘Complaints are treated as testimony to the success of democracy.’ Justify this statement.

Answer

Complaints are treated as testimony:

It shows that people have developed awareness and the ability to expect and to look critically at power holders and the high and the mighty.

A public expression of dissatisfaction with democracy shows the success of the democratic project; It transforms people from the status of a subject into that of a citizen.