Trump's rhetoric is threatening, but we can find solace in his inability to accomplish his goals.
Claims of unsubstantiated vote rigging and fraud serve to undermine norms of democracy and delegitimize political rivals.
Unwritten norms serve as the backbone of political operations in Congress; however, an examination of these norms reveal a contingency on racial exclusion. This calls into question the legitimacy of these norms and the validity of American democracy.
Donald Trump’s election has proven that the “voice of the people” can be extremely potent, but it’s possible to use that voice in the correct way if politicians and the media use their influence to convince the American people to vote against demagogues.
Donald Trump is slowly but surely dismantling one of our most vital government watchdogs, the news media
E pluribus, magis. Out of many, MORE! Participation is the only way to save our democracy.
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