Voters helped beat back creeping authoritarianism in last week’s midterm elections. That’s worth celebrating. But we also need to examine why Democrats and those who are fighting to preserve democracy in America did not do better.
It matters for 2024. And it matters for the long-term future of the country.
Yes, many prominent election deniers lost their races, but a disquieting number of them won at both the national and local levels. And the GOP supermajority on the Supreme Court isn’t going anywhere—which means more fundamental rights are threatened, and partisans will have friends in high places should they want to distort election results in the future.
Source: The Daily Beast
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