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Breaking Down Trump’s Plan To Steal The Election (And Why It’s Failing)

Undermining democratic legitimacy and conning supporters, but not actually affecting results

A Trump supporter in a shirt alleging “fraud” at the “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington, DC, November 14, 2020 (B.A. Van Sise/NurPhoto via Getty)

I saw this coming. As President Trump denigrated vote-by-mail and installed crony Louis DeJoy as Postmaster General, his unsubtle plan to manipulate the election came into focus. I called it…




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Nicholas Grossman

Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.

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