Trump and the Future of Democracy
Numerous well-respected people ranging from key Republicans in the military and formerly in political office are concerned. Looking overseas, one sees the devastating impact that Trump has had on supporters of democracy in Europe, Africa and Asia. His support for Putin against the advice of his own intelligence community is hard to comprehend.
Here are links to a range of mainstream articles on these issues:
Is Donald Trump a Threat to Democracy?, Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt (NY Times)
Hundreds of Former National Security Officials Condemn Trump’s Response to Protests, Foreign Policy (June 2020)
The President Is Winning His War on American Institutions: How Trump is destroying the civil service and bending the government to his will, George Packer (Atlantic Monthly, April 2020)