Category Archives: Donald Trump

Democracy hangs in the balance: How to Stop a Power Grab

 Andrew Marantz of the New Yorker – As democracy hangs in the balance, activists are drawing lessons from the study of civil resistance. About a week before Election Day, Erica Chenoweth, the Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Constitutional crisis, Controversial, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Political parties, Republicans, The New Yorker, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Video: John Bolton discusses whether Trump may become security threat after leaving office

ABC-TV News – The former national security adviser also reacts to President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominations. Go to the video –

Posted in 2020 election, ABC News, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, leadership, Politics

How to cover a coup — or whatever it is Trump is attempting

Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post – President Trump lost. The nation knows it. The world knows it. And, although he won’t admit it, he certainly knows it, too. But because he is claiming otherwise — with his Republican enablers joining … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Donald Trump, Washington Post

Infighting and an attempted ‘coup’: Trump team in chaos as Giuliani leads legal fight

ABC News – As President Donald Trump’s legal efforts challenging the election results continue to hit dead ends, his campaign and legal teams have descended into chaos behind the scenes as many brace for the end of the post-election fight, multiple sources tell … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, ABC News, Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Republicans

What the history of coups tells us about Trump’s refusal to concede

Federico Finchelstein of the Washington Post – Historically across Latin America, when constitutionally elected leaders were denied their legitimate mandate, there was just one word for it: coup. Just think of the emblematic cases of Salvador Allende in Chile (1973) … Continue reading

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