Trump and the Trapped Country

Written by Corey Robin 13 March 2021

“If the fear behind the strongman thesis was the eclipse of democracy, we still have reason for concern—less because of a tyrant looming on the right than because of a paralysis of political agency across the board. The signal quality of Trump’s Presidency was not how unusual it was but how emblematic it was” (Corey Robin, 2021).

Publisher: The New Yorker

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Categories: Tools of Democracy, Liberal Democracy