Yesterday Proves That Americans Value The State More Than The People

That the President rallied his supporters to commit a violent act of sedition and insurrection was apparently a bridge too far even for most of his staunchest supporters. What’s a bit less clear is the nostalgic affinity for the US Capitol as a metaphor, given how this administration had already gleefully shredded so many strong and respected American traditions before yesterday.

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Sure, the Federal Government is Failing. What if That’s The Point?

Critiques of Donald Trump’s presidency have focused on his use of the executive office for personal gain. Less discussed is the intentionality of the executive’s efforts to undermine the effectiveness of the federal government at large.

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