Thursday, 3 September 2020

peaceful transition of power

Via JWZ we’re directed to a very sobering glimpse of what may transpire with the US presidential election that’s just two months away with a bi-partisan think-tank running scenarios that nearly end in chaos, constitutional crisis and street violence.
Trump and his supporters have given every indication already that a loss or concession is not forthcoming and the only outcome that did not end badly was an indisputably big win for the Democratic ticket. These prophesies of doom are not inevitable and hopefully the modelling and discussion can help to mobilise voters and help them realise that the enshrined—albeit it beleaguered and embattled though not yet too far gone—institutions of democracy and the rule of law need the full backing and support of the franchise, lest someone else chooses for them.