An overwhelming majority vote to tear up the dictatorship-era constitution and create a new one.
Eric Steig 🇺🇸🇨🇦It's been almost 50 years since the USA violently deposed the duly elected president of Chile and replaced him with a murderous dictator. My heart if full with hope (and a bit of trepedation) about what comes next for Chile.
And for the US.
Federal district courts have tended to rule for Democrats in litigation over how to run the election, but appeals courts, well stocked with the president’s nominees, are blocking them.
Eric Steig 🇺🇸🇨🇦If Democrats win, tey will have to tackle voter suppression by diminishing the power of Trump-appointed judges.
Legal experts: Is any way to accomplish that *other* than by adding new members to the Supreme Court??
A final pre-election case for understanding the president as a noisy weakling, not a budding autocrat.
Eric Steig 🇺🇸🇨🇦Well into Hitler's rise, both British and Americans were still saying things like, "This guy is a clown. There's no real danger."
I hope @DouthatNYT is right that "There Will Be No Trump Coup". But I doubt it.
Hopefully, we'll never have to find out.
Eric Steig 🇺🇸🇨🇦People who might sit out the election because they think Biden/Harris aren't left-wing enough need to read this article.
Those who think they are too left wing should also read it.
If you understand it, you'll vote for them.
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