Donald Trump: Incompetent - Irresponsible - Insecure - Illiterate - Irrelevant - Ignominious
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Subject: USA DEMOCRACY
Meijer says returning to Biden-Trump in 2024 would be 'pretty sad commentary'
Aug 5 2022 Veronica Stracqualursi. CNN.
The January 6 Hearings Are Not Going to Save Us
Aug 5 2022 Daniel Bessner, Ben Burgis. The Nation.
Preventing Stolen Elections Is Harder Than It Looks
Aug 4 2022 Russell Berman. The Atlantic.
It's Going to Take Several Miracles to Stop the Republican Party From Turning into Hungary
Jul 26 2022 Brynn Tannehill. The New Republic.
Opinion: The missing piece in the January 6 hearings
Jul 24 2022 Richard Galant. CNN.
Capitol riot hearings raise questions of presidential power
Jul 14 2022 Gary Fields. Associated Press.
Boris Johnson's Downfall Should Make Americans Jealous
Jul 9 2022 Ross Barkan. Intelligencer.
Next Time Trump Tries to Steal an Election, He Won't Need a Mob
Jul 8 2022 Jamelle Bouie. New York Times.
Here's What the Insecure Insurrectionists Don't Get About America
Jun 20 2022 Evan Thies. Daily Beast.
GOP member of Jan. 6 committee warns that more violence is coming
Jun 19 2022 Rosalind S. Helderman. Washington Post.
Your Grandkids Will Care About the Jan. 6 Hearings, Even if You Don't
Jun 16 2022 Anthony L. Fisher. Daily Beast.
Opinion The sedition didn't stop on Jan. 6. It must be stopped
Jun 12 2022 Karen Tumulty. Washington Post.
Woodward and Bernstein thought Nixon defined corruption. Then came Trump
Jun 5 2022 Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein. Washington Post.
Canada should rethink relationship with U.S. as democratic 'backsliding' worsens: security experts
May 24 2022 Catharine Tunney. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Opinion: The Republican blueprint to steal the 2024 election
Apr 27 2022 J. Michael Luttig. CNN.
Opinion: Gerrymandering on steroids is the new normal
Apr 22 2022 David Daley. CNN.
Opinion | The Cost of Not Indicting Trump Now Is a Presidency Without Guardrails
Apr 21 2022 Kimberly Wehle. Politico.
TNR Poll: Americans Agree Democracy Is Doomed, but Not About Why
Apr 14 2022 The New Republic.
The War on Democracy Is Here
Mar 14 2022 Steven Harper. Common Dreams.
Defeat Trump, Now More Than Ever
Feb 24 2022 David Brooks. New York Times.
Big lies threaten the stability of the United States
Jan 10 2022 Jim Jones. The Hill.
Juan Williams: American democracy will die unless voting rights are protected
Jan 10 2022 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Steve Bannon Is Onto Something
Jan 9 2022 Ezra Klein. New York Times.
US sees image tarnished abroad post-Jan. 6
Jan 8 2022 Rebecca Beitsch, Laura Kelly. The Hill.
Assault on American democracy has gained pace since US Capitol attack
Jan 7 2022 Sam Levine. The Guardian.
American democracy had near-death experience a year ago. This year will test its vital signs
Jan 6 2022 Alexander Panetta. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
The Memo: Threats to democracy are stark one year after Jan. 6
Jan 5 2022 Niall Stanage. The Hill.
Opinion | Republicans Are Moving Rapidly to Cement Minority Rule. Blame the Constitution
Jan 5 2022 Corey Robin. Politico.
The Republican Party Is Succeeding Because We Are Not a True Democracy
Jan 3 2022 Jedediah Britton-Purdy. New York Times.
American democracy had near-death experience a year ago. This year will test its vital signs
Jan 4 2022 Alexander Panetta. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Juan Williams: American democracy is in peril
Jan 3 2022 Juan Williams. The Hill.
'It's only gotten worse': The long shadow of the night that broke the House
Jan 3 2022 Sarah Ferris. Politico.
Millions of Angry, Armed Americans Stand Ready to Seize Power If Trump Loses in 2024
Dec 20 2021 David H. Freedman. Newsweek.
Opinion: The truth in 2022 is our strongest weapon against the lies that fed the insurrection
Jan 1 2022 Colbert I. King. Washington Post.
Voting rights: The safety pin that holds America together
Jan 1 2022 Antjuan Seawright. The Hill.
Congress confronts limitations on preventing Trump-style attack on presidential certification
Jan 1 2022 Kyle Cheney. Politico.
Trump's Defeat a Year Ago Was Dunkirk, Not D-Day
Dec 23 2021 William Kristol. The Bulwark.
Opinion: 3 retired generals: The military must prepare now for a 2024 insurrection
Dec 17 2021 Paul D. Eaton, et al. Washington Post.
Opinion: `We are closer to civil war than any of us would like to believe, study says
Dec 17 2021 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.
Beware Prophecies of Civil War
Dec 16 2021 Fintan O'Toole. The Atlantic.
How to Tell When Your Country Is Past the Point of No Return
Dec 15 2021 Thomas B. Edsall. New York Times.
In Bid for Control of Elections, Trump Loyalists Face Few Obstacles
Dec 11 2021 Charles Homans. New York Times.
Why the US Is a Failed Democratic State
Dec 10 2021 Lawrence Lessig. The New York Review of Books.
Voters who think Trump won are the most enthusiastic to vote in 2022
Dec 9 2021 Timothy Bella. Washington Post.
The Trump Conspiracy Is Hiding in Plain Sight
Dec 3 2021 Jamelle Bouie. New York Times.
U.S. listed as a `backsliding' democracy for first time in report by European think tank
Nov 22 2021 Miriam Berger. Washington Post.
Cheney: Trump is trying to 'unravel the foundations of our constitutional republic'
Nov 9 2021 Alex Rogers. CNN.
Stunning survey gives grim view of flourishing anti-democratic opinions
Nov 1 2021 Reid Wilson. The Hill.
Why the Troubled U.S. Empire Could Quickly Fall Apart
Nov 1 2021 Richard D. Wolff. Counterpunch.
Trump escalates his January 6 cover-up as political comeback steps up a gear
Nov 1 2021 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
Trump is again upsetting the US system of checks and balances
Oct 20 2021 Zachary B. Wolf. CNN.
35 percent of voters in new poll say 2020 election should be overturned
Oct 27 2021 Mychael Schnell. The Hill.
Juan Williams: Trump is killing American democracy
Oct 25 2021 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Trump's Big Lie is the new Lost Cause - and it may poison the country for decades
Oct 23 2021 Lucian K. Truscott Iv. Salon.
I Was Wrong About Donald Trump
Oct 21 2021 David Brock. New York Times.
Bannon case and stalled voting rights bill show how GOP has given up on democracy
Oct 21 2021 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
Poll: Half of voters say American democracy under 'major threat'
Oct 20 2021 Reid Wilson. The Hill.
What's at stake if Trump wins in 2024? Single-party authoritarian rule
Oct 12 2021 Kimberly Wehle. The Hill.
The Memo: Anti-democratic fears rise as GOP stokes election doubts
Oct 12 2021 Niall Stanage. The Hill.
As Trump hints at 2024 comeback, democracy advocates fear a `worst-case scenario' for the country
Sep 28 2021 Ashley Parker. Washington Post.
Trump's new interviews and appearances show that a storm is brewing
Sep 26 2021 Brian Stelter. CNN.
The Trump Lawyer Plotting the Next American Coup
Sep 24 2021 Matt Ford. The New Republic.
Opinion: Our constitutional crisis is already here
Sep 24 2021 Robert Kagan. Washington Post.
`It's spreading': Phony election fraud conspiracies infect midterms
Sep 20 2021 David Siders, Zach Montellaro. Politico.
The Big Lie is (unfortunately) winning
Sep 15 2021 Chris Cillizza. CNN.
Majority of Americans say democracy is under attack: poll
Sep 15 2021 Mychael Schnell. The Hill.
Heeding Steve Bannon's Call, Election Deniers Organize to Seize Control of the GOP - and Reshape America's Elections
Sep 2 2021 Isaac Arnsdorf. Propublica.
In the wake of Trump's attack on democracy, election officials fear for the the future of American elections
Sep 12 2021 Rob Kuznia, et al. CNN.
Go Ahead, Worry! A Worst-Case Scenario for American Democracy
Sep 1 2021 Robert Crawford. The Nation.
`We are in harm's way': Election officials fear for their personal safety amid torrent of false claims about voting
Aug 11 2021 Tom Hamburger, et al. Washington Post.
47 percent of Republicans say time will come 'to take the law into their own hands': poll
Jul 30 2021 Celine Castronuovo. The Hill.
Authoritarianism: It can definitely happen here
Jul 25 2021 Bill Schneider. The Hill.
The End of American Politics
Jun 29 2021 Osita Nwanevu. The New Republic.
Juan Williams: GOP preparing the ground to steal an election
Jun 14 2021 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Are We Destined for a Trump Coup in 2024?
Jun 8 2021 Ross Douthat. New York Times.
Trump's grip on GOP sparks fears about democratic process
Jun 3 2021 Nicholas Riccardi. Associated Press.
The pre-Trump 'normal' is gone for good
Jun 2 2021 Niall Stanage. The Hill.
The Republican plot to steal the 2024 election
Jun 1 2021 Max Boot. Washington Post.
The GOP's devotion to Trump threatens to destroy American democracy
May 4 2021 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
READ: Transcript of Amanda Gorman's inaugural poem
Jan 20 2021 The Hill Staff. The Hill.
As Trump's presidency recedes into history, scholars seek to understand his reign - and what it says about American democracy
Jan 18 2021 David Nakamura. Washington Post.
America is not exceptional after all
Jan 18 2021 Charles Lane. Washington Post.
Trump Has Made America a Laughingstock
Jan 12 2021 Ivan Krastev. New York Times.
Banish Trump and His Co-Conspirators-Forever
Jan 7 2021 Matt Ford. The New Republic.
Trump's America Becomes One of Those `Shithole Countries'
Jan 6 2021 John F. Harris. Politico.
Trump Is to Blame for Capitol Attack
Jan 6 2021 Editorial Board. New York Times.
Jeff Flake: `Trump Can't Hurt You. But He Is Destroying Us.'
Jan 6 2021 Jeff Flake. New York Times.
Have Trump's Lies Wrecked Free Speech?
Jan 6 2021 Thomas B. Edsall. New York Times.
Trump administration seeks to undo decades-long rules on discrimination
Jan 6 2021 Laura Meckler, Devlin Barrett. Washington Post.
Ex-Defense Secretary Cohen says 'we are standing on the abyss of the destruction of our democracy'
Jan 5 2021 Rachel Janfaza. CNN.
As Georgia votes, Trump tries to destroy America's faith in democracy
Jan 5 2021 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
The danger the Trump die-hards are inflicting on America
Jan 4 2021 Dennis Aftergut. CNN.
What Trump has made blindingly clear to America
Jan 4 2021 Ariel Dorfman. CNN.
A leading historian of U.S. democracy issues an urgent warning
Jan 4 2021 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
An alarmingly large cadre of co-conspirators is helping Trump's assault on democracy
Jan 3 2021 Ruth Marcus. Washington Post.
The Next Big Challenge: Trump-Proofing the Presidency
Dec 29 2020 John Cassidy. The New Yorker.
Republican efforts to undermine Biden victory expose growing anti-democratic streak
Jan 3 2021 Gregory Krieg. CNN.
How Trump made people care about politics again
Jan 2 2021 Harry Enten. CNN.
Even as a Weak President, Trump Has Undermined Democracy
Dec 28 2020 Jeet Heer. The Nation.
How to Reform the Presidency After the Wreckage of Trump
Dec 18 2020 Bob Bauer, Jack Goldsmith. New York Times.
America, We Have a Problem
Dec 16 2020 Thomas B. Edsall. New York Times.
Trump Didn't Break Our Democracy. But Did He Fatally Weaken It?
Dec 15 2020 Susan D. Hyde, Elizabeth N. Saunders. New York Times.
Under attack from Trump, institutions bend but don't break
Dec 14 2020 Julie Pace, et al. Associated Press.
What Really Saved the Republic From Trump?
Dec 10 2020 Tim Wu. New York Times.
The danger is growing that Trump's lies about the election will lead to violence
Dec 9 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.
Coup or no coup, Trump sets dangerous precedents
Dec 9 2020 Ishaan Tharoor. Washington Post.
Trump's desperate antics expose a big hole in our discussion of democracy
Dec 8 2020 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
US election spending exceeds GDP of numerous countries
Dec 7 2020 Reid Wilson. The Hill.
Why the Trumpists' Calls for Dictatorship Should Worry Us
Dec 4 2020 Sasha Abramsky. The Nation.
Mellman: Why Trump overperformed in 2020 election
Dec 2 2020 Mark Mellmlan. The Hill.
25 former D.C. Bar presidents: Lawyers should not be complicit in Trump's attack on democracy
Dec 1 2020 Washington Post.
Trump's Election Lies Failed, but the Damage Is Done
Nov 25 2020 Kali Holloway. The Nation.
Foreign observers shocked by chaos over U.S. election
Nov 24 2020 Carol Morello. Washington Post.
Trump's Legal Farce Is Having Tragic Results
Nov 23 2020 Richard L. Hasen. New York Times.
Donald Trump Is Leaving Behind Blueprints to End Democracy
Nov 20 2020 Timothy Egan. New York Times.
Trump's contempt for democratic norms could haunt us for years
Nov 12 2020 Fareed Zakaria. Washington Post.
Nations long targeted by US chide Trump's claims of fraud
Nov 7 2020 Christine Armario, Cara Anna. Associated Press.
Inside the Republican Plot for Permanent Minority Rule
Oct 15 2020 David Daley. The New Republic.
Americans Increasingly Believe Violence is Justified if the Other Side Wins
Oct 1 2020 Larry Diamond, et al. Politico.
How to Respond to the Trump Tax Disclosures
Sep 28 2020 Jack Goldsmith. Lawfare.
It's dangerous when the minority party rules everyone else
Sep 25 2020 Seth Masket. Washington Post.
The only sure way to prevent Trump from killing democracy
Sep 24 2020 Frida Ghitis. CNN.
This is what an American coup looks like
Sep 24 2020 David Faris. The Week.
America is the Holy Roman Empire of the 21st century
Sep 24 2020 Ryan Cooper. The Week.
Trump Is an Authoritarian. So Are Millions of Americans
Sep 23 2020 Matthew C. MacWilliams. Politico.
Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day
Sep 23 2020 Kevin Liptak, Maegan Vazquez. CNN.
Woodward: Historians examining the Trump era will ask 'What the F happened to America?'
Sep 22 2020 Judy Kurtz. The Hill.
Trump is Winning the Psychological War on Democracy
Sep 3 2020 John F. Harris. Politico.
A second Trump term might injure the democratic experiment beyond recovery
Aug 21 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.
Obama issues a dire warning about American democracy in stunning rebuke of Trump
Aug 20 2020 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
Obama, in scathing Trump rebuke, warns democracy on the line
Aug 20 2020 Julie Pace. Associated Press.
Unhappy voters could deliver political shocks beyond Trump
Jul 4 2020 Niall Stanage. The Hill.
The Guardrails Are Off the U.S. Military
Jun 6 2020 Jon Bateman. Politico.
Nation nears a breaking point
Jun 3 2020 Niall Stanage. The Hill.
The Battle of Lafayette Square and the undermining of American democracy
Jun 3 2020 Robert Kagan. Washington Post.
CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump's handling of protests
Jun 2 2020 Greg Miller. Washington Post.
What Democracy Scholars Thought of Trump's Bible Photo Op
Jun 2 2020 Matt Flegenheimer. New York Times.
Cornel West: 'We're witnessing the collapse of the legitimacy of leadership'
May 31 2020 Zack Budryk. The Hill.
The big tent: Unifying America
May 22 2020 R. David Hardin. The Hill.
Democrats fear rule of law crumbling under Trump
Feb 16 2020 John Kruzel. The Hill.
The deep electoral roots of the Senate's impeachment standoff
Jan 28 2020 Ronald Brownstein. CNN.
America's current political moment might be so bad that it becomes good George F. Will
Oct 25 2019 Washington Post.
A Nation Divided: US Politics Taking Physical, Emotional Toll On Americans
Sep 26 2019 John Anderer. Studyfinds.org.
The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy
Sep 8 2019 Rickshenkman. Politico.
A geographic divide drives Washington's standoff over guns and climate
Sep 3 2019 Ronald Brownstein. CNN.
The future of American terrorism
Aug 11 2019 Janusz Bugajski. The Hill.
Trump calls rally crowd `incredible patriots,' a day after trying to distance himself from `Send her back!'
Jul 19 2019 John Wagner. Washington Post.
Chaos reigns in Washington
Jul 17 2019 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
Trump's Fourth of July extravaganza troubles former military leaders
Jul 2 2019 Wesley Morgan. Politico.
Politicians Can Pick Their Voters, Thanks to the Supreme Court RIP UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEMOCRACY
Jun 27 2019 Editorial Board. New York Times.
Howard Stern says he has inside info that Trump campaign was 'publicity stunt'
May 24 2019 Jessica Campisi. The Hill.
The new abnormal
May 20 2019 Juan Williams. Politico.
Trump oversight fight raises new alarms about shattered precedents
May 8 2019 Nancy Cook, Andrew Restuccia. Politico.
The strongmen strike back
Mar 14 2019 Robert Kagan. Washington Post.
With Trump, `the times, they are a changin''
Jan 26 2019 Louis Renè Beres. The Hill.
As Trump rages over his wall, Mattis's resignation hints at an alarming truth
Dec 21 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
A General Asks: What Happened to American Leadership?
Dec 21 2018 Donald Bolduc. Daily Beast.
We are former senators. The Senate has long stood in defense of democracy - and must again
Dec 10 2018 Washington Post.
Voters sent a message in the midterms: Enough is enough on guns
Nov 8 2018 Editorial Board. Washington Post.
The two Americas are on a collision course today
Nov 6 2018 Ronald Brownstein. CNN.
A quarter of college students could develop PTSD because of the 2016 election, a new study suggests
Oct 24 2018 Isaac Stanley-Becker. Washington Post.
This new technology could send American politics into a tailspin
Oct 19 2018 Ben Sasse. Washington Post.
Trump administration proposes tough rules on protests
Oct 12 2018 Timothy Cama. The Hill.
Think Trump and GOP minority rule is bad now? Here's how it could get much worse
Oct 9 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
The Trump presidency marks the end of the American century
Aug 30 2018 Mitchell Lerner. Washington Post.
Trump rage-googles himself & reveals a frightening truth about the midterms
Aug 28 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
Trump's chickens may come home to roost. But the system has already failed
Aug 22 2018 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.
America is waging a civic war
Aug 8 2018 Steve Isreal. The Hill.
Nearly half Republicans:Trump should have authority to shutter media outlet
Aug 7 2018 Tal Axelrod. The Hill.
Without the Russians, Trump wouldn't have won
Jul 24 2018 Max Boot. Washington Post.
Historian: Americans are right to wonder if the Great Experiment has failed
Jul 19 2018 Heather Cox Richardson. CNN.
A cancer lives among us
Jul 17 2018 Kathleen Parker. Washington Post.
Juan Williams: American democracy in peril
Jul 9 2018 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Not so proud to be an American
Jul 4 2018 Brad Bannon. The Hill.
America's Problem Isn't Too Little Democracy. It's Too Much
Jun 26 2018 Joshua Geltzer. Politico.
Fall of the American Empire
Jun 18 2018 Paul Krugman. New York Times.
Nikki Haley: `It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine Poverty in America'
Jun 21 2018 Jeff Stein. Washington Post.
The most damning element of this tragic American tale
Jun 21 2018 Joe Scarborough. Washington Post.
We'll be cleaning up Trump's mess for generations
Jun 18 2018 Catherine Rampell. Washington Post.
This is not America? Oh, yes, it is: Neil Macdonald
Jun 18 2018 Neil Macdonald. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Trump's America does not care
Jun 14 2018 Robert Kagan. Washington Post.
Our `Not Me' politics of personal grievance
Jun 8 2018 Bruce Haynes. The Hill.
The Trump era is a renaissance of half-witted intolerance
May 17 2018 Michael Gerson. Washington Post.
The Sham of Donald Trump's Straight Talk
May 3 2018 Stephanie Fairyington. The New Republic.
Trump is where the end begins
Apr 30 2018 Richard Cohen. Washington Post.
The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize
Apr 15 2018 Jackson Diehl. Washington Post.
American politics are radicalizing. The damage will last generations
Apr 9 2018 Michael Gerson. Washington Post.
How Billionaires Learned to Love Populism
Mar 6 2018 Amy Chua. Politico.
The Trump presidency could cost the nation more than we realize
Mar 5 2018 Eugene Robinson. Washington Post.
Donald Trump Sure Has a Problem With Democracy
Mar 4 2018 Editorial Board. New York Times.
The Chaos After Trump
Mar 5 2018 David Brooks. New York Times.
Whatever Trump Is Hiding Is Hurting All of Us Now
Feb 18 2018 Thomas L. Friedman. New York Times.
America Is Under Attack and the President Doesn't Care
Feb 18 2018 David Frum. New York Times.
The Bogus Voter-Fraud Commission Is Dead, but the Myths Aren't
Jan 4 2018 Editoria Board. New York Times.
Americans view Trump White House as most corrupt government institution
Dec 12 2017 Josh Rogin. Washington Post.
This is how a superpower commits suicide
Nov 13 2017 Richard Javad Heydarian. Washington Post.
Our political parties can't save themselves
Nov 6 2017 Michael Gerson. Washington Post.
George W. Bush comes out of retirement to deliver a veiled rebuke of Trump
Oct 19 2017 David Nakamura. Washington Post.
Americans put Trump in Oval Office. What does that say about the country?
Jul 14 2017 Colbert I. King. Washington Post.
Trump Is Defining the Presidency Down
Mar 21 2017 Mark A. Patterson. Politico.