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A thorough breach of the norms

Subtle Tools. The Dismantling of American Democracy from the War on Terror to Donald Trump
USA / Donald Trump broke down established norms and led democracy astray, but he would never have reached this far, if the groundwork had not been laid by others – this new tradition of imprecise wording, secrecy and dodgy methods.

Donald Trump broke with a norm by being the first president in the history of the United States, who did not readily acknowledge the election result and step aside for his successor. This is only one of many conditions, which paint the picture of Trump as a swindler, who has led the United States on a course for disaster.

Karen J. Greenberg, who is the director of the Center for National Security at Fordham University in New York, considers January 6, 2021 as a milestone in recent . . .

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Hans Henrik Fafner
Fafner is a regular critic in Ny Tid. Residing in Tel Aviv.

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