Mediocracy is a situation which can occur in a democracy in which mediocre people prevail. The society is then subordinated to a quasi-egalitarian ideology in which words and ideas are redefined by mediocre people, to be convenient for mediocre people.
Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a frequent critic of mediocracy in contemporary Western countries. || This where the tag cloud goes if the tag cloud loads:
This is what I get for making a snarky comment about all the comparatively well-paid East Coast reporters writing about San Francisco and Oakland like they live here. Made me laugh, because I still have a sense of humor, but I’m not sure Oakland does. People here just don’t have enough weed!