“Un-institutionalized democracy” compared to “institutionalized democracy.”
In other words:
Non-democratic countries where the majority is believed to still be in support of the regime compared to a Democratic nation where the majority is believed to be in complete support of the elected administration.
Did — the majority of — Venezuelans really hate Chavez?
Do — the majority of — Syrians really hate Assad?
Do the — majority of — Chinese despise their Communist-dictatorship?
Why does Mexico, which is supposed to be a democracy, run a STATE-owned oil company known as Pemex? Does this not violate Western traditions of free markets and liberalism?
Ah, I get it. In this case, state-socialism in foreign nations is beneficial to the West. Pick and choose, you know?