Republicans Are Fighting a War on Democracy All Over America

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That sound you hear, which sounds suspiciously like jackboots, is the Republican Party marching out of the closet and proclaiming its opposition to democracy.

After decades of promoting minority rule—but dressing up their intentions with a fig leaf of respect for America’s history, values, and tradition—the GOP has now dropped any pretense of caring about our Constitution or the principles upon which the United States was founded.

Although the embrace of Nazi rhetoric, techniques, and tactics by the party’s standard bearer should chill any American who cares about the country’s future to the bone—in recent days it has become absolutely clear that the leadership of the Republican Party has decided to publicly own their authoritarian aspirations.

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