I have lived long enough to see that. I also have lived long enough to know that some people will bring their own punchbowl to the party just to piss in it.Well, yeah, it is; because democracy is people, and people are messy. Especially the ones who think "winning" means "getting everything I want." Although usually we give those people a special label: "Children."
This, apparently, is what democracy looks like.
I post this mostly to say, however: what NTodd said.