The Fallacy with the Democracy from Aristotle to James Madison.
Did democracy fail in the US? Leaning back and tracing from history one finds that the primary job of the government is to protect opulent from the masses.
China and Vietnam are not really communist now, but a mix of communism and state capitalism (using Western terms, perhaps there are other and better definitions).Democracy has a wonderful history too. Ancient Rome, Germany before WWII, and the biggest sh!thohle a. k.a. India