How to Fake a Democracy

The GOP is working from an old playbook

A couple of fake-democracy aficionados (Kremlin.ru, via Wikimedia Commons)

Those of us who pay close attention to American politics are worried about whether we can keep our democracy. Previously unthinkable scenarios — coups, stolen elections, even civil war — are not so hard to imagine anymore. I suppose it’s possible that our system will suffer some sort of cataclysmic meltdown, but something subtler (though still disturbing)…

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