Words of wisdom.
This morning, I came across an OpEd by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat that I found to be both extremely sensible and also encouraging. In essence, he urges us to calm down, stop imagining the worst, that Trump will refuse to play by the rules and attempt to remain in office despite his election defeat, and focus instead on what needs to be done to help the Biden presidency succeed. Easier said than done, but I think he’s right … see what you think.
There Will Be No Trump Coup
A final pre-election case for understanding the president as a noisy weakling, not a budding autocrat.
By Ross Douthat
Oct. 10, 2020
Three weeks from now, we will reach an end to speculation about what Donald Trump will do if he faces political defeat, whether he will leave power like a normal president or attempt some wild…
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