By Julia Azari of Marquette University for FiveThirtyEight
Has the guilt of Trump’s aides affected his ability to govern?
Max Boot, a writer for the Washington Post, addressed this question in a recent article: “Trump is now an illegitimate president whose election is tainted by fraud,” he wrote.
Illegitimate? That word caught my eye, in part because presidents rely upon legitimacy to enact their agenda. Without it, their power can quickly erode.