The Rule of Law Is Crumbling Further Each Day Under Trump

Football, pardons, and the authoritarian nightmare

New York Magazine
Jun 13, 2018 · 6 min read
Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty

By Jonathan Chait

On June 4, the White House announced that President Trump’s planned congratulatory appearance with the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles was canceled because, it stated, “They disagree with their president because he insists that they…

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