Our crisis of democracy is just getting started. There are two scenarios playing out right now, neither of which bodes well for the country going forward.

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For all of the jubilation about Biden and Harris winning and the “Ding-Dong, the Witch is Dead” memes, there are credible signs of our democracy either permanently crumbling into Trumpist authoritarianism, or being thrown into chaos and gridlock for at least the next four years–if not longer–resulting in permanent damage to our collective faith in the electoral system.

Our crisis of democracy is just getting started. Republicans see in the “election fraud” narrative a…

Anthony F. Arrigo Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication, interested in all things persuasion, dad, husband, DIY hobbyist.

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