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The Ultimate Check Is The People

Donald Trump shattered norms, broke laws, and violated the Constitution, but he can’t keep power without reelection

President Donald Trump at the White House, October 26, 2020 (Tasos Katopodis/Getty)

Under President Donald Trump, the United States has experienced the early stages of democratic backsliding. As seen in Turkey, Russia, Hungary, Poland, and recently India, an elected leader erodes democratic norms…

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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.