by Jack Le Moine
From the latest happenings in things historical. This article Why Your Alarmism Over Trump Is Dangerous for Democracy was published 3 days ago in Public Broadcasting System. The article’s author is Shadi Hamid.
The alarms that Trump is turning America into a dictatorship is just wrong. Moreover, as American democracy thrives under Trump, they are self-defeating. The left’s over-the-top-rhetoric is harming their own side more than it is harming Trump’s.
. . . Trump’s actual policies have been a number of things: damaging, dishonorable, illiberal, and racist, but they have not been undemocratic.