2008 Alberta Provincial Election Alberta Views David King

"from time to time we should disempower them."

Former Education Minister David King has a great titled Democracy: The Unfinished Revolution this month’s edition of Alberta Views Magazine – if you haven’t already picked up a copy, you should. Here’s the quote:

“Government does not empower citizens, and the government that suggests it does is arrogant and ignorant. Citizens empower government, and citizens can disempower governments. From time to time we should disempower them.”
– David King, PC MLA Edmonton-Highlands (1971-1986)