43 Senators Fear Primaries More than Helping Kill Democracy

43 Senate Republicans fear primary challenges more than eroding the democracy they supposedly serve and emboldening future American autocrats. That’s the only explanation I can imagine — other than having drunk the Kool-Aid like Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and Ron Johnson — for acquitting Donald Trump after he perpetrated the “big lie” of a stolen election for two months, after he learned from his daily intelligence briefing that many of the “stop the steal” rally-goers had expressed violent plans and intentions, after he then still urged his…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store