People often get upset about the behaviour of their political leaders. What they do not understand is that democracy tends to produce mediocre leaders. In 2004, the United States put enormous time, money and energy into deciding whether George Bush or John Kerry would be president. Yet the most interesting feature of the struggle between two men was their mediocrity. If you made a list of all the wise and talented leaders in the United States, neither would make the top 1000.
This is normal, because democracy generally produces mediocrity.
Democracy sometimes produces incompetency or tyranny, but the best that it can do is produce medocrity.
The amazing thing is that Christians believe so strongly in government by the mediocre.