Welcoming the Revolving Door Syndrome

Headlines tell us that many heads of state in our hemisphere have faced  significant cabinet resignations to the point that analysts have dubbed those nations as revolving door syndrome countries — from the US, to Brazil, to Argentina, to Peru — as good news for the maturity of democracy. This was precisely the observation made by Alexis de Tocqueville on the strength of democracy in the  United States “  The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”