Authoritarians Always Say They’re Saving Democracy

Don’t be fooled by Trump

Donald Trump, photographed by Gage Skidmore

Well, Donald Trump is offended now. After Joe Biden said on January 6 that Trump’s attempts at subverting elections are like “a dagger at the throat of democracy,” Trump responded. He helpfully cleared things up, releasing a statement that claimed, “Remember, I am not the one trying to undermine American Democracy. I am the one trying to…




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