Yes, and we've all seen how representative democracies have worked throughout the ages.

Aside from this, had one of his slogans for election been "if I get voted in, I will apologise for Srebrenica," he would've been laughed from the political arena.

So to argue representative democracy in this case is as ridiculous as the apology itself.

I'm not talking about the success, just that if anyone was going to apologise it would be the president.