Democracy above all else.
I'd rather focus on the furthering of democracy than..
Democracy De*moc"ra*cy (d[-e]*m[o^]k"r[.a]*s[y^]), n.;
pl. Democracies (d[-e]*m[o^]k"r[.a]*s[i^]z). F. d['e]mocratie, fr. Gr. dhmokrati`a; dh^mos the people + kratei^n to be strong, to rule, kra`tos strength.
1. Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained and directly exercised by the people.