If This Happened in Any Other Country, We’d Call It a Coup

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On the surface, things seem to going altogether not so badly in the upcoming American election. Young voters have turned out like never before. Women, too, are turning out. The mass exercise of democracy, at least superficially — which is how American pundits tend to look at things — seems to be going swimmingly.

But the second you peer beneath the surface, more troubling signs begin to emerge. That while this is surely a crucial election, it is not a normal election, at all. One side — the GOP — seems to be doing everything it can to subvert and pervert the election itself. …


umair haque


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